Great Blasket

Great Blasket:

see Blasket IslandsBlasket Islands,
group of rock islets, Co. Kerry, SW Republic of Ireland; a lighthouse is on one of the islets. Most of the inhabitants of the islands were moved to the mainland in 1953.
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Lesley Kehoe, 27, and Gordon Bond, 29, are said to be the only inhabitants at An Blascaod Mor, the largest part of The Great Blasket Islands, located off the coast of Co Kerry.
Lesley told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "I have always been interested in the Great Blasket Islands - I wrote my thesis about their heritage.
AN ISLAND COMMUNITY: THE EBB AND FLOW OF THE GREAT BLASKET ISLAND.
Lecture and Book Sale "From The Great Blasket To America'' by Michael Carney with Gerald Hayes, 4-8 p.m.
Our disappointment was completely out of proportion considering days earlier we'd never even heard of such islands as Great Blasket and Skellig Michael.
THE ISLANDMAN by Tomas O'Crohan (OXFORD PAPERBACKS, 7.50 [pounds sterling]) An account of the last remnants of tribal Europe by one of the last fluent Gaelic speakers of Great Blasket
After its population began to dwindle and the few remaining inhabitants could no longer support themselves, Great Blasket was abandoned in 1953.
Salisbury: 7.05 Great Blasket, 8.05 Cordial, 9.05 Milly Fleur.
Holyoke Community College where he is the director of Irish Studies, are keen to hear from anyone who would like to study Dr Faulkner's courses on The Great Blasket Island Literature and The Great Irish Diaspora
1974 Peig: The autobiography of Peig Sayers of the Great Blasket Island.
Only about four miles long, Great Blasket is like a stranded whale, with its smooth grassy contours and ancient stones battered by Atlantic gales.
THE LONELIEST BOY IN THE WORLD: THE LAST CHILD OF THE GREAT BLASKET ISLAND.