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#island life

# island-life - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Scheme to house a family on Inis Meáin for a year generating 'huge' interest
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# Island Life

Scheme to house a family on Inis Meáin for a year generating 'huge' interest

Jul 31st 2022, 6:30 AM 34,233 Views 5 Comments

The scheme, which includes free rent, has received 560 applications so far.

# island-life - Friday 28 June, 2019

'See puffins up close': 6 underrated islands on Ireland's west coast - and why you should visit
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# Island Life

'See puffins up close': 6 underrated islands on Ireland's west coast - and why you should visit

Jun 28th 2019, 5:08 PM 15,150 Views 6 Comments

Paul Clements spotlights six islands that don’t get the tourist attention they deserve.

# island-life - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'The pub goes, the priest goes, the people go': New radio documentary explores evacuation of Ireland's islands
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# Island Life

'The pub goes, the priest goes, the people go': New radio documentary explores evacuation of Ireland's islands

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 PM 44,200 Views 33 Comments

‘Leaving the Island’ airs on Newstalk at 7am Sunday.

# island-life - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Twenty years since Rathlin Island's first crime, it's 'not a place where you'd get away with something'
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Twenty years since Rathlin Island's first crime, it's 'not a place where you'd get away with something'

Jul 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 36,145 Views 26 Comments

In the last two decades, there has been a surge in tourism and a baby boom – but very little crime.

# island-life - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...
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Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

May 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 6,219 Views 15 Comments

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

# island-life - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Photos: This man's been documenting life on Ireland's Wild Western Islands for over 50 years...
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# Island Life

Photos: This man's been documenting life on Ireland's Wild Western Islands for over 50 years...

Apr 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 17,549 Views 15 Comments

Loading turf, digging potatoes, herding sheep… trying to fit a bewildered cow into a currach — all human life is here…

# island-life - Monday 21 April, 2014

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara
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# Island Life

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara

Apr 21st 2014, 6:30 PM 34,224 Views 26 Comments

Pascal Whelan once doubled for Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee, and taught Peter O’Toole how to swordfight on the set of MacBeth…

# island-life - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style
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This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style

Sep 24th 2013, 1:10 PM 26,115 Views 70 Comments

John McManus told TheJournal.ie that there doesn’t have to be a romantic element to the relationship “but it’d be nice to have a love interest”.

# island-life - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago
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From The Daily Edge
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Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago

Aug 7th 2012, 7:10 AM 11,267 Views 11 Comments

Woollen shawls, currachs and unusual school uniforms are all featured in these incredible pictures of island life in the early 1900s.