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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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.
One of the most notorious culls occurred off the Great Blasket Island in Co Kerry in 2004 when more than 50 seals, mainly young whitecoat pups, were found shot or bludgeoned to death.
Our disappointment was completely out of proportion considering days earlier we'd never even heard of such islands as Great Blasket and Skellig Michael.
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.
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.
But Dr O Cearna, who is one of just nine surviving natives of The Great Blasket, said he constantly dreams about "a lost way of life" and said he expects "to be full of emotion" next Sunday - which marks the 60th anniversary of the evacuation of the island.
THE State has bought the majority landholding on the Great Blasket Island.