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Celebrating the Women of Scattery Island on International Women’s Day

And they would look out to sea and wait…… Wait for their men to come home from work, piloting ships along the dangerous waters of the Shannon then returning home to the island in their Currachs  (known as canoes ), or seafaring for months or years at a time with the Royal or Merchant Navy….

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March 7, 2022

Tell us your Story…

Storytelling is truly living history.  I love listening to my Dad tell me stories of his time on Scattery Island.  He brings it alive, the characters, the whipping wind across the waves and the image of sitting in front of a crackling fire. What stories would you tell about this time we are living in? …

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February 9, 2021