HEIR ISLAND IN THE NEWS

 

Wildlife photography by visiting professor

Heir Island | 25 January 2020

Dr. Thomas Gorr from the University of Zurich was visiting Heir Island over the new year and has generously shared his photographs with the Heir Island community. Here is a letter from Dr. Gorr about his visit to the island…



Lobster boat project nears completion

Fox 11 Online | July 16, 2019

GREEN BAY (WLUK) — A unique boat building project steeped in history is starting to take shape in Green Bay. The design for the type of lobster boat first appeared off the coast of Ireland, hundreds of years ago…

West Cork rows together in bid to target high end tourism market

The Southern Star | 7th July, 2018

Courtmacsherry and Ring Rowing Clubs are playing a strong role in bringing high end tourism to West Cork. A group of 18 Swiss rowing enthusiasts recently arrived to take part in the first ever Coastal Rowing tour of West Cork…

 

Scituate delegation returns with tales of the Emerald Isle

Scituate Wicked Local |

It was a whirlwind few days for members of the Scituate/West Cork Sister City Committee who traveled to County Cork with the hope of starting an exchange program between Scituate and West Cork…

 

 

The Islands of Ireland

Irish Examiner | Dec. 11, 2017

Former East Skeam resident recalls life on the island in West Cork