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Heir Island, or as it sometimes referred to Hare Island, is located in the spectacular Roaringwater Bay in West Cork. It is surrounded by a panorama of Sherkin Island, Cape Clear, the Calf Islands, the East and West Skeams and Mount Gabriel to the North.

Heir Island is one of the most accessible and sheltered of the Carbery’s Hundred Isles. The extensive marsh land at the centre of the island has a vibrant reed bed where you'll find many unusual birds as well as over two hundred varieties of wild flowers.

The sheltered bays and sandy beaches are perfect for sailing, windsurfing, swimming and diving. The Island sailing school is the best way to make the most of these water sports. One can also explore the Island easily by foot or an a bicycle.

Heir Island is also home to many well known artists, who were drawn to the island because of its breathtaking landscape and peaceful atmosphere.

Food lovers travel from far and wide to get a table at the famous Island Cottage Restaurant. With no pubs, but quality B&Bs and self catering homes, Heir Island is a great place to get away from it all.

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