WATCH: Tropical paradise off the coast of Mayo!


Join Caroline Keane as she takes a trip out to the beautiful Inishkea Islands.

The picturesque white sandy beaches of Inishkea were home to a large number of families who cultivated the land and fished in the turquoise waters.

In 1927, a sudden violent storm blew up which caught ten fishermen unaware; it cost them their lives leaving heartbreak among the remaining islanders.

It wasn’t until nearly a decade later, in 1934/35, that the remaining families moved off the island to the mainland.

All that remains now is a landscape of residual ruins dotting the shoreline with sheep and the occasional cow roaming the lush green pastures.

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