Micheal O Dubhshlaine Inisvickillane

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Local Irish historian Mícheál O Dubhshláine has presented a fascinating and detailed portrait of the life of Inisvickillane over centuries; its natural history, folklore, music, and archaeology. Here Mocheallóg Mac Uibhleáin established an early Christian monastery and the island became a place of pilgrimage. Later its ownership came into Norman hands. The author traces the lives of those who inhabited the island, up to and including the ownership of the island by Charles J. Haughey.

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A fistful of islands lie off the most westerly point on the mainland of Ireland, the Dingle Peninsula. Five of these had human habitation at one time: the Great Blasket, Inisvickillane, Inis Tuaisceart, Tiaracht and Beginis.

In this unique book local historian Mícheál Ó Dubhshláine has presented a fascinating and detailed portrait of the life of Inisvickillane over centuries, its natural history, folklore, music and archaeology. Here Mocheallóg Mac Uibhleáin established an early Christian monastery and the island became a place of pilgrimage. Later its ownership came into Norman hands.

The author traces the lives of those who inhabited the island, up to and including the ownership of the island by Charles J. Haughey, who gave invaluable assistance to the author in his researches.

About the Author:

Mícheál Ó Dubhshláine was born in Kilkea, Co. Kildare in 1942. He was principal of Dún Chaoin National School from 1970 until the spring of 2003. He was awarded an honorary Masters Degree in Local History from Maynooth University in 1994. He was the author of three previous books, two in Irish, Óigbhean Uasal ó Phríomhchathair Éireann (1992), An Baol Dom Tú (2000), as well as the bestselling book in English, A Dark Day on the Blaskets (2003). He died in May 2006.

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