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Dursey Island Loop

Dursey Island Loop
I’ve been writing a lot about islands lately. My most recent post was all about Garinish Island. Before that I wrote a detailed guide to Skellig Michael. Now, Dursey Island completes the trio. Dursey holds its own in such illustrious company. The Dursey Island Loop is a 14km waymarked trail...

Garinish Island

Garinish Island
Garinish Island (also known as Ilnacullin) is a 37 acre garden island located in Bantry Bay off the coast of Cork in the south west of Ireland. I never knew garden islands existed before visiting Garinish in September 2021. It's pretty much exactly what it says on the tin, an...

Visiting Skellig Michael

Visiting Skellig Michael
Skellig Michael is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of only 3 sites in Ireland with this designation. The others being Newgrange and the Giant's Causeway. It's pretty easy to see why Skellig Michael keeps such illustrious company. In a word, the island is spectacular. Visiting Skellig Michael...