Hiking Inisturk – The Most Beautiful of Mayo Islands

Hiking Inisturk – The Most Beautiful of Mayo Islands

On the boat out from Roonagh to go hiking Inisturk, I just can’t stop muttering it to myself. Every time I visit this wonderful little island, I’m visited by the sweet opening verse from Nancy Spain, the popular ballad most famously sung by Christy Moore,...

Clare Island

The old lighthouse at its northern tip was our target during a day trip over to Clare Island in late summer. A beautiful day welcomed us to the pier at Roonagh, itself a lovely spot. Had we been a little earlier arriving, with some time to spare, we could have walked...