Cape Clear Island News and Media
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The most comprehensive archive of articles, videos, etc relating to Cape Clear Island available on the Web. Undated articles listed at
Southern Star, Article on poems by JK Cotter. Read Here
Irish Examiner - Interesting article on 30th anniversary of wreck of Kowloon Bridge. Read Here
Southern Star - Prestigious award for 'A Taste of West Cork'. Read here
West Cork Times - Prestigious award for 'A Taste of West Cork'. Read here
Irish Times - Item on Hostels, including Cape Clear Hostel. Read here
Southern Star - Item on Ed and his guide dog Izzy. Read here
Irish Times - Item on Portuguese Man of War, including over 80 washed up on Cape Clear. Read here
Irish Times - Item on things to do which refers to our Storytelling Festival. Read here
Southern Star - Item on planning permission for Island Distillery. Read here
FFT.ie - Item on planning permission for Island Distillery. Read here
Examiner - Item on planning permission for Cape Clear Island Distillery. Read here
Southern Star - Item on O'Donnabháin Rossa Event on Cape Clear read here
Southern Star - Mugs Race read herd
Bioblitz - results of Islands BioBlitz read here
Examiner re pilot kayaking scheme for Islands. Read here
Southern Star, article on Ventura Cup Powerboat Race. Read here
Irish Building Magazine. Award for Keatings. Read here
Southern Star - Article on Storm Gate award. Read here
The Press and Journal - Scotland - Distillery on Raasay , similar sized island to Cape Clear. Read here
Irish Independent - Includes reference to Storm Imogen on Cape Clear Island . Read here
RTE - Reference to Storm Imogen, including arrival of technicians by helicopter to get power going . Read here
Faylangballs- wordpress - Living on Cape Clear Island. Read here
Irish Times, Fine Gael Ard Fheis, Scroll over to 3rd photo for Cape Clear Connection. See Here
Evening Echo, Medical Evacuation from Cape Clear Island. Read here
Galway Independent - Prize awarded for design of hydraulic dock gate system. Read here
Storytelling in Ireland, including Cape Clear Island. Read here
West Cork Times - Article about win for Cape Clear Film in Kerry Film Festival. Read here
Southern Star - A very nice article about our recently deceased friend Mary Cottor. Read here
Article regarding glamping on Cape Clear. Read here
West Cork Times- Planing permission for new distillery on Cape Clear. Read here
Southern Star 2015 - Re Fastnet Memorial, Read here
Irish Times, Various events including Cape Clear Storytelling Festival. Read here
Southern Star - new public lighting for Islands. Read here
The Journal .ie - Interesting article on songwriter Marty Ryan, visiting and composing songs about Islands, including Cape Clear.
Irish Examiner - Presidents visit read here
Southern Star - Preview to Presidential visit. Read here
Southern Star - New award for Chuck Kruger. Read here
West Cork Times - Irish Water Announcement for Cape Clear. Read here
Irish Examiner - Up grade announced to water supply on Island. Read here
Irish TV/Sky Tv - Fantastic Program bout Cape Clear and the Fastnet Lighthouse See here
Southern Star re Public Water Supply on Island. Read here
Southern Star - ref Huffington Post, Baltimore & Islands, Read Here
Sunday Independent - Story about Jeremiah Murphy, Fionnghuala Hickeys Grandfather and his part in the Lusitania story. Read here
The wild Atlantic Way book by Stefan Schnebelt. Read here
The Daily Beast - Article on the growth of Irish Whiskey. Read here
Southern Star - Article on Aonru production to be screened in Club on 3 May. Read here.
Good item on growth of Irish Whiskey, Read here
West Cork Times, Seals and Pier, Read here
Alfloat, Story of IIlen which refers to the two Cadogans who sailed in her to the Faulklands. Read here
Southern Star - New Water Sources found on Island. Read here
Southern Star - Seals delay pier. Read here
Irish Times, Growth of Irish pot still Whiskey on World markets, Read here
Cork News, Modest Funding awarded to Storytelling Festival, Read here
C103, Interview with Séamus Ó Drisceoil, regarding seals and planning permission , Listen here
West Cork Times, read here
Examiner, seals hold up pier, read here
West Cork Times - Ministers Visit to Cape Clear - Read here
Eventbrite - Meet and Greet for Tourism Service Providers in West Cork. Read here
Raddison Hotel - Nice blog on Wild Atlantic Way, Read here
Visit West Cork - 50 Best Photos of West Cork for 2014 including Cape Clear and Fastnet. See here
Examiner - Article on Storm Gates due to arrive in February. Read here
Southern Star, Article on new micro brewery to be launched by Caseys of Baltimore on 13 December. Read here
Sherkin Newsletter - Article on disastrous cuts in funding for Offshore Islands , Read here
On the QT, Nice article about a vacation in Cleire Haven. Read here
Evening Echo - Article on transport of storm gate to Cape Clear Island, read here
Southern Star, - Article on transport of storm gate structure to the Island,read here
West Cork Times - Article on Wild Atlantic Way with reference to Cape Clear read here
L & m Keating's website - fantastic video of storm gate arriving at Cape Clear. View here
Irish Examiner - Great article on 20th Anniversary of Storytelling Festival. Read here
Irish Examiner - Article on water situation
Irish Times - Article on Cleirehaven Yurt Village and Cape Clear Island, read here
Cork Post - Travels on Cape Clear by Stephen Walsh after the storm , Read Here
RTE - It seems someone named a rather successful racehorse after the Island. See Here
Southern Star, Item regarding funding for Storytelling Festival. Read here
Red FM, Check out interviews with Niamh Ni Drisceoil re Basking Shark in South harbour ,start at 28 mins. Listen here
Roaringwaterbay journal, Check out a nice article on Cape Clear Island. Read here
Video of 'Super Pod of Dolphins' around Cape Clear Island .See here
Yu Tube, video of Music and dancing in Club Cléire on Sunday 18 May. See here
Irish Times - Article by Ann Marie Hourihan on Betty Purcells new book which make some outlandish claims regarding the wind energy system on Cape Clear Island. Read here.
Aburnpub.com - Interesting article on Chuck Kruger, Read here
Oileáin - Launch of a new kayakers guide to Ireland's Island's by David Walsh, Read here
Southern Star, - Article on islander Conor Ó Drisceoil's departure from the fishing industry, Read here
Irish Mirror - Fantastic Item showing 'Happy in Baltimore' Video recently made, it will brighten up day, See here
Southern Star - Item on funding for storm damaged harbors, including Cape Clear, read here
Sunday Independent - Interesting feature on Kieron Cottor, Coxain of Baltimore Lifeboat, a native of Cape Clear Island, read here
West Cork People, New Traditional music Course on Island, read here
Southern Star, report on recent storm, read here
Afloat - Item on Contract for new Pier being announced by Minister Simon Coveney, T.D. which will cost €4m. Read here
Southern Star - Article about Pier works
French TV 3 - Program about O'Driscoll Clan and Cape Clear Island with some superb footage, See here
Southern Star - Island Goat Farmed Ed Harper make the front page of the Southern Star in regard to a local campaign. Read here
Southern Star regarding a recent evacuation from Cape Clear Island. Read here
Baltimore Lifeboat - Update and Open day Invitation, Read here
Interesting item on Storytelling Festival in Irish independent. Read here
Read interesting blog in German regarding a tour of Seven West Cork island in Seven Day's by Wanderlust. Read here
First part of an interesting and well written blog item about a trip to Cape Clear in bad weather by ER Murray. Read here
Second part of an interesting and well written blog about a trip Cape Clear by ER Murray. Read here
Third part of an interesting and well written blog about a visit to Cape Clear by ER Murray. Read here
Fourth part of an interesting blog about ER Murray's stay on the Island. Read here
Irish Examiner, article on young people living on Islands including Cape Clear Island. Read here
Southern Star , article regarding proposed pier developments. Read here
Inis Cleire Facebook, reply to some inaccurate comments regarding the proposed harbor development. Read here
Southern Star, Item about planning permission for pier in North Harbour, read here
Southern Star, Item about current article in National Geographic featuring West Cork including Chleirehaven on Cape Clear Island, read here
Great Photo of Pádraig Ó Drisceoil, Cailín Óir Crew member, taken by Patrick Dineen, See here
Great Photo by Patrick Dineen, photographer, See here
Guide to Looped Walk on Cape Clear Island published in Sunday Times of 3 March and reproduced on Facebook. Read here
Part 1 - Community Cat's Project on Cape Clear, Facebook page, See here
Part 2 - Community Cat's Project on Cape Clear, Facebook, See here
Facebook item related to the above, See here
Southern Star, Article regarding new book on Cape Clear Island Place names. Read here
RTE Television, last program about Cape Clear and Inis Meáin, view program here
RTE Television, third program about Cape Clear and Inis Meáin, View program here
RTE Television, second program about Cape Clear and Inis Meáin. View progarm here
RTE Television, First program about Cape Clear and Inis Meáin ( subtitled) available for 21 days from 12.11.12. View program here
Afloat, Including piece by Tom Mc Sweeney on Island life on Cape Clear, Read here
West Cork Times, Article on recent graduation ceremony in Sherkin Island includign photo of Danny Steward from Cape Clear. Read here
New York Times article by Verlyn Klinkenberg on sailing in Roaringwaterbay, 'Charted Waters' Read here
RTE - Sad news about a missing diver in the vicinity. Read here
Article in Southern Star on collapsing Pier in North Harbor, Cape Clear. Read here
Irish Times, article on whale stranded in Baltimore beside ferry pier. Read here
Abbastuno Buono - Living in Italy - Glowing report of a recent visit to Cape Clear Island including accommodation and beverage providers, walking trails, heritage Centre and goat farm. Read here
West Cork Times - Article on recent rescue close to Cape Clear Island. Read here
Great photo of Dún Aengus by Patrick Dineen, See here
Nice photo of crew member of Ferry taken by Patrick Dineen, Photography. See Here
New book about bird watching and natural history of Cape Clear Island by Steve Wing. Read here
Blue Monday Website, Recent trip of band to Cape Clear. Read here
The Province, Canada, Article on Cape Clear, Sherkin and the Skelligs. Read here
Irish Examiner, Article by Eoin English on Titanic Beacons, including Cape Clear, Read here.
Árd na Gaoithe, Guesthouse, Cape Clear, Fantastic new video clip, See here
RTE Radio, Celebrated program on Chuck & Nell Kruger, Listen Here
The Irish Trucker, No funds for Island's Roads. Read here
The Vancouver Sun, Article on Cape Clear, Sherkin & Skellig Michael Islands, Read here
Southern Star, Article on West Cork Islands Community Council & Website. Read here
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Weekend courses on Cape Clear Island in 2012. Read here
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Fin whales off West Cork in February. Read here
Irish Examiner, Arrival of Alan Massey, Lifeboat Baby & Mother, Cecelia & Niamh Ni Drisceoil, Read here
Radio Interview with Matt Bondurant, author of the Nightswimmer. Listen here
The New York Times - Review of the Nightswimmer by Matt Bondurant. Read here
The New Statesman - Review of The Nightswimmer by Matt Bondurant set on Cape Clear Island and the Fastnet Read Here
Blue Awning Books - Review of The Nightswimmer by Matt Bondurant Read Here
Birdwatch Ireland - Wildlife coursed on Cape Clear Island in 2012. Read Here
Irish Examiner - Interesting article on new Baltimore Lifeboat and station upgrade. Read Here
The Apprentice - Congratulations to Cape Clear Island Campsite and Yurt Village, Chleirehaven operated by Dave & Sally which has been nominated in a prestigious competition and could win €10,000 of merchandise, click here for more info and to vote your support
Southern Daliy Echo, Article on West Cork including Cape Clear. Read Here.
TG4 - Mí na Meala, Program on Micheál & Síle Ó Ceadagakin, Cape Clear. Play Here
Whales Online - Article on Tim Regan, from Cape Clear Island on his 100th birthday.
University Observer Online - Article on Cape Clear Island in University College Dublin Magazine.
RTE 2 - Dramatic Account of recent rescue at Fastnet Rock, our own vessel, Dún an Óir assisted in the search.
TG4 - Ceol na nOileán , Program about traditional music on Cape Clear Island
- Irish Times, Go Outdoors, 'Big Hearted Walk on Cape Clear Island, Sunday 24th September
- Trip Advisor, Recent Items on Cailín Óir Ferry Service
- Irish Times, Item on recent Fastnet Race sinking with references to Cape Clear
- Wall Street Journal, Article on West Cork, including Cape Clear
RTE - Emmas Blog, A recent visit to the Island
RTE - Nationwide Revisited, Program about Ed Harper, Island Goat Farmer and Cape Clear Island
Irish Central, Article on Irish Islands including Cape Clear Island
Irish Times - Article referring to Cape Clear Island Hostel, June Weekend
Discover Ireland Website - Forthcoming Open Islands Weekend.
Amber Blaire, Whoofer - Blog of her recent stay on Cape Clear Island.
Cape Clear Hostel - Journey Planner.
Article on launch of Chuck Krugers latest Poetry Collection, Island Alchemy. Read Article Here
Excellent article on looped trails on the Island. Read here
Article on arrival of Island Princess to be renamed Dún an Óir II. Read here
Blarney Castle Website
Nice video of Cape Clear with evocative music. See video here
Item on 2011 Walking Talking Weekend including photos from last years event. Read article here
Joyces Ireland ( Walking Tours)
Stunning photos of walking tour on Cape Clear led by our Manager, Séamus. See photos here
Afloat - Cape Clear Ferry Service Award.
Read article here
Another travel article by Catherine Mack, mostly about Inis Óirr. Read article here
A & C, Natural History Publishers
Reprint of Natural history of Cape Clear Island in its original hardback format. Read item here
Lora Siggins - Habitation of West Cork Islands under threat. Read article here
West Cork Islands Strategy Launched. Read article here
Article of decommissioning of small fishing vessels including the iconic 'Ard Casta' on Cape Clear Island, the oldest trawler in the Irish fishing fleet. Read article here
Maurice Neligan refers to Storytelling Festival. Read article here
Small Ferries Report. Read article here
Launch of Goatmans Litancy cd in Club Cléire. Read article here
Irishman's Diary by Seán Ó Rian. Read article here
Skibbereen Notes - See Item on 'Oileán', a exhibition of photography by children and adults from Cape Clear Island. Read article here
Set dancing website
Trip to Cape Clear Island 2010. Read article here
Review of 'Goatmans Litany', Ed Harper's new cd. Read review here
Report in Afloat regarding Baltimore Lifeboat call outs.
Read article here
Report on IWDG website on a super whale watching weekend on Cape Clear Island.
Read article here.
Southern Star Article regarding availability of petrel for seafarers on Cape Clear Island.
Read article here.
Blog entitled "Weekend in Heaven"
Regarding past June Bank Holiday Weekend on Cape Clear Island. Read blog here
Express & Star, UK.
Item on man from Cape Clear and a lifejacket from the Lusitania Sinking which occurred 30 miles from the Island. Read article here
Article by Damien Enright on May Walking Weekend on Cape Clear Island. Read article here
In your pocket, details of wildlife courses available on Cape Clear Island.
Read article here
Article on Cléire Haven, Ireland's only yurt village on Cape Clear Island. read article here
Article on Walking Talking Weekend by Damien Enright, read article here
Piece on Walking Talking Weekend, read article here
Article on May Walking Talking Weekend, read article here
South West Business (UK)
Article on Steve and Mary of The Bird Obs, read article here
Tom McSweeney article in the Echo
View article here
TV3 - The Morning Show with Sybil & Martin
Interview with shareholders in Cork Swansea Ferry, Including our Secretary/Manager. See show here
Sea Kayaking article referring to abundance of cetaceans around Cape Clear Island. Web master can vouch for this from personal experience. Read article here.
Southern Star about launch of new service.
Click here to see full article
Baltimore and the islands brochure.
Read brochure here
Fire in South Harbour
See Emara article, Read article here
Press Release on website of Department of Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs
Read article here
Article in Xornal de Galicia
Cléire Ferry Contract - Ó Cuív. Read article here
RTE's Sunday Miscellany
Items by Chuck Kruger. Read items here
Article in Ireland Fun Facts
Regarding a fun bicycle trip to Cape Clear Island Read article here
Marine Times article
Ferries for the Future, by Cailin Óir Secretary on EU funded ferries project published in November 2009, taken from blog. Read article here
Article on the heroes return to Cape Clear Island for Verona Ni Drisceoil and the conquering rebelettes of the Cork Ladies Senior B team, All Ireland Winners 2009. Read article here
Article on 'Peoples Ferry', new Cork Swansea Ferry with an honorable mention of Cape Clear Island Investors - Read article here
Update on Cork Swansea Ferry
Not strictly about the Island but this project is strongly supported by Cailín Óir Shareholders together with many other investors in West Cork - Read article here
Article on IMDA website
Regarding Cape Clear Island Charity Fund day held in August 2009 Read article here
Article on goats including a reference to Cléire Goats, Cape Clear Island's Goat Farm Read article here
Reporting on 50th Anniversary celebrations of Cape Clear Bird Observatory. Read article here.
Article in Birdguide Ireland
Regarding new book on Island, Echoes from Cape Clear. Read article here
Reporting of Maureen O'Sullivan TD's triumphant visit to Cape Clear Island following her successful election 4th July 2009. Read Article here.
Reporting on Cape Clear Islands newest tourist attraction, Paddys Wagon 27 June 2009. Read Article Here
The Age, Melbourne Australia
Reporting on walking talking tour of Baltimore and Cape Clear Island. The tour on Cape Clear Island was provided by the Cailín Oír ferry service. Read article here.
Article in German Lifestyle webpage published in May 2009.
Click here to see full article
Item on pinhole photography project on Sherkin and Cape Clear Islands, including some good photos. See item here
Report in Seascapes
RTE's Maritime programme on Island's dinner dance - written by Secretary of Cailín Óir. Click here to see full article
Set Dancing News
Reporting on trip to Cape Clear Island on the Cailín Óir, Click here to see article and scroll down
Web blog on Cape Clear and Sherkin Islands.
Read article here.
Reporting on the launch of the Cailín Oír ferry service between Baltimore and Cape Clear Island in June 2007. Click on image or here to see full article.
Southern Star Article on Launch of Cailin Óir Service.
Read article here
Article on Niamh Ni Drisceoil, Cailin Óir crew member. Click on image or here to see full article.
Article on Cailín Óir. Read article here
Restaurant review on James Bell & Julie Rowding, restaurateurs, taking part in 2010 Walking Talking Festival. View article here and here
St Marys Euxton, Fr Dan Cadogans Diamond Jubilee.
Read his story here
Interesting review on island. Read review here
Article in UK Telegraph
On Cape Clear, Sherkin and Heir Islands including the former Skipper Concubar Ó Drisceoil. Read article here
Article on Island's Tourism Initiative by Séamus Ó Drisceoil, now Manager of Cailín Óir Ferry Service. Read article here
About Conchubhar O Drisceoil, much loved skipper of the Cape Clear Island ferry by Eoghan Harris. Click here to see article.
UK Telegraph article:
"Ireland, Clear haven for hungry migrants" Read article here
Tribute to former skipper, Concubar Ó Drisceoil, O Driscoll Website,
Read article here
Poem by Poet Ted Deppe
Former Island resident in Southern Review, Autumn 1999. Read poem here
History of Atlantic Cables including Cape Clear Island Telegraph Station.
Read article here
How the Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival got Started by Chuck Kruger.
A Windy Tale of Cape Clear
By Robert Mc Garvey, To read click here and scroll down
Article by Roy Small in Diver Magazine
Regarding wreck diving on Iberian, located off Cape Clear Island, Read article here