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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

Remembering Christmas on Scattery Island…

Christmas will be very different this year – for everyone.  It’s feels like an appropriate year to look back and remember that Christmas wasn’t always about frenzied shopping for gifts, the over indulgent treats and ‘Christmas FM’ blasting out festive tune on the radio as we race around doing all those last little jobs in…

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December 22, 2020