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Offline Christopher

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The Blasket Islands
« on: Friday 12 May 06 17:12 BST (UK) »
The Blasket Islands ..na Blascaodaí .. consist of six islands and small rocks off the Kerry coast.

The autobiography "An t-Oileánach" (published in the Irish language in 1929) of Tomás Ó Criomhtháinn who reared ten children on a smallholding on the Blaskets. was translated into English by scholar and translator
Robin Flower who himself spent many summers on the islands. 

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Re: The Blasket Islands
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 17 December 16 15:48 GMT (UK) »
My husband's grandfather was born on the Great Blasket, his father was a teacher there. I have visited the island and the lovely visitors centre, what a great place to go to!

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