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Women of the RNLI

Women of the RNLI

Though the stereotypical image one might have when they imagine an RNLI crew out on a shout may well be a particularly male image, for generations women have launched lifeboats, hauled people out of the water and fundraised millions for the charity that works to save...
The Fishermen and the Seals

The Fishermen and the Seals

“write down that the government killed him” – Mike Carney, An Blascaod Mór by Lia ní Aodha The mainstream narrative surrounding seals, fishing and fishermen in Ireland (and further) reminds me of a scene from ‘The Islands and the Whales’ — the...
Croí na Farraige

Croí na Farraige

Whether it’s progress or not, I’m not sure – Johnny Kelly, retired fisherman by Lia ní Aodha In his book, Soil and Soul, the Scottish writer, academic and activist, Alastair McIntosh writes: “I do not argue for going back to the past, but I will be suggesting...