It’s only two hours away. A car journey westwards, followed by a ten minute ferry across Baltimore Harbour. Not very far at all, really. But Covid-19 restrictions have placed Sherkin Island a million… Continue reading
There’s something about going to an island that makes you feel you are leaving some of your cares behind. So as you make the ten-minute ferry journey across Baltimore Harbour to Sherkin Island,… Continue reading
Robbie Murphy, a Sherkin Island photographer and oyster farmer, and Jo Ashby, artist, are holding a joint exhibition in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from 28th July – 10th August 2018. The… Continue reading
Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall… Continue reading
Sherkin Island’s Community Hall has been transformed into a sensory experience of vibrant colour and sound with Tara O’Donoghue’s second annual solo show, ‘The Elephant in the Room’. Tara is a collage artist… Continue reading
Clotted skies, turning to buttermilk on the horizon over Roaring Water Bay, West Cork. Late August, precipitation pending, soul mending…and not a mackerel in sight.
It’s the end of another beautiful day on Sherkin Island in Roaringwater Bay off the south west coast of Ireland. This evening’s sunset just has to be shared. This is nature painting pictures in… Continue reading