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The Future of the Great Blasket Island

Three miles out to sea, stark against the western horizon, storm clouds are swirling above the Great Blasket. The future of this unique island, renowned for its desolate beauty, its crumbling ruins and its cultural legacy, is under threat. After years of agitation, litigation, and endless negotiations, the Irish government declared last July its intentionRead more..