One week to one month.
Paid by artist 

Rates are person per room per week. Residents also pay own Individual traveling expenses and personal needs. Please contact them for details.

Application guidelines 

⚠️ As of March 2021, Anam Cara does not accept applications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check their website for up-to-date information.

Anam Cara

Anam Cara

Writer's and Artist's Retreat


Anam Cara is a year-round Irish retreat for writers and artists and others who create. A tranquil spot set to nurture and to provide sanctuary. Whether you choose to come to work on your own project or participate in a workshop with others, you will find support, creature comforts, and peace - all you need to produce your best work.

Accommodation Information 

Five private working/bedrooms with their own baths. All meals provided.


Anam Cara is located 150 yards west of the intersection of R571 and R575 (7 km. north of CastletownBere and 1 km. west of Eyeries) overlooking Coulagh Bay and the mountains and farmlands of sub-tropical Beara Peninsula in West Cork. A minibus service leaves from Cork City to Anam Cara Monday through Saturday at 6:00 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. on Sunday; the trip takes about 2 hours and costs €20.

Eyeries, Beara, Bantry, Co. Cork,
P75 DP66
Eyeries, Beara
+353 27 74441
+353 27 74448

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