Category Archives: West Cork Islands

Numerous West Cork islands, three big ones close enough to us that have habitants. But any West Cork Island could appear

Bere Island Internment Camp – the Film

Bere Island Internment Camp – the Film was launched in September 2021 exactly 100 years since the existence of the camp. Shot during July and August the film tells some stories of happenings in the Camp which was located on the eastern end of Bere Island.

Watch the Video here below

Bere Island Internment Camp – the Film

The only original building left from the camp is the bottom most hut in this aerial picture.

Bere Island Internment Camp Plaque and Flag Raising

Bere Island Internment Camp Plaque and Flag Raising. On Friday the 27th of August 2021, one hundred years after the Internment Camp was on Bere Island there was a Plaque unveiled in memory of the camp and the tricolour was raised by the Army who came down form Collins Barracks in Cork City.

Watch a Short film here below

Bere Island Internment Camp Plaque and Flag Raising

Eugene Glendon after the unveiling of the Plaque.