Ep 15: Will You Meet Me on Clare Island?

Ep 15: Will You Meet Me on Clare Island?

It's a step back in time to what rural Ireland was like decades ago.  Clare island, off the coast of Westport, is a walker's paradise. From the Ferry ride over,

 Brian O’Grady and his daughter working the Clare Island ferries.

Brian O’Grady and his daughter working the Clare Island ferries.

 Granuaile, the Pirate Queen.

Granuaile, the Pirate Queen.

 

to the grand history of Granuaile, the fabled Pirate Queen,

 Granuaile’s castle on Clare Island, overlooking Clew Bay

Granuaile’s castle on Clare Island, overlooking Clew Bay

 Kathryn O’Connelly, supervisor at Westport House, another of Granuaile’s castles.

Kathryn O’Connelly, supervisor at Westport House, another of Granuaile’s castles.

 

to the Clare Island Lighthouse, now a luxury manor house open to guests.

 Clare Island Lighthouse now a country manor house where you can stay.

Clare Island Lighthouse now a country manor house where you can stay.

 Roie McCann, showing off the stunning views from atop the lighthouse tower.

Roie McCann, showing off the stunning views from atop the lighthouse tower.

 

Hear about the adventures on Clare Island and about what makes the residents there so special. And how this rope represents the spirit of the community there. It's all in Episode 15 of Erin's Isle.

  

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