Known for its famously welcoming and hospitable community, the unspoiled Bere Island lies at the entrance to the spectacular Bantry Bay in Cork. A hive for outdoor activites & fishing enthusiasts, the island maintains a rare easy charm! [Pic via @Raymond Fogarty Photography]|-9.867039|16

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Tags: History, Irish Adventure, Military, Naval, Tourism, Treks, Wild Atlantic Way, travel

Comment by Gerry Regan on August 13, 2015 at 8:21am

Here Island also served as a British naval base, I think. Perhaps Ireland maintains a naval facility there still.

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Comment by Wild Atlantic Way on August 13, 2015 at 10:37am

That's some fantastic history knowledge Gerry! 


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