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From TheJournal.ie 'The pub goes, the priest goes, the people go': New radio documentary explores evacuation of Ireland's islands Island Life

'The pub goes, the priest goes, the people go': New radio documentary explores evacuation of Ireland's islands

‘Leaving the Island’ airs on Newstalk at 7am Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Twenty years since Rathlin Island's first crime, it's 'not a place where you'd get away with something' Island Life

Twenty years since Rathlin Island's first crime, it's 'not a place where you'd get away with something'

In the last two decades, there has been a surge in tourism and a baby boom – but very little crime.

From TheJournal.ie Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people... Election 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: This man's been documenting life on Ireland's Wild Western Islands for over 50 years... Island Life

Photos: This man's been documenting life on Ireland's Wild Western Islands for over 50 years...

Loading turf, digging potatoes, herding sheep… trying to fit a bewildered cow into a currach — all human life is here…

From TheJournal.ie Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara Island Life

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara

Pascal Whelan once doubled for Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee, and taught Peter O’Toole how to swordfight on the set of MacBeth…

From TheJournal.ie This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style Castaway

This man is seeking a woman to live on Inishfree with him Castaway style

John McManus told TheJournal.ie that there doesn’t have to be a romantic element to the relationship “but it’d be nice to have a love interest”.

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago Island Life This post contains images

Pictures: Life on Inis Meáin a century ago

Woollen shawls, currachs and unusual school uniforms are all featured in these incredible pictures of island life in the early 1900s.