c.6 sq mi (15 sq km), Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland, at the entrance to Clew Bay. There are ruins of a 13th-century Carmelite abbey and of the 16th-century castle of Grania or Grace O'Malley, queen of the island.
And in the junior show jumping, Barnard Castle and Teasdale Riding Club came fourth in the 80cm section with its team of Samantha Morgan (Clare Island Star), Charlie Liversedge (Dolly), Millie Ward (Sergant) and Aaron Clarke.
My dad chose a salad of avocado, spring onion, aduki beans, duck egg, red chilli and baby spinach, followed by citrus Clare Island organic salmon, while I opted for steamed Kilmore Quay lemon sole with organic cucumber, shallot and coriander brown butter.
By 1886, the population of Clare Island had been depleted by about 50% (from 1601 inhabitants in the 1841 census), but two schools were built, including the school that is the focus of the present study.