The Lonely Homes of Inishsirrer

Houses on Inishsirrer Island

Inishsirrer island is the Atlantic coast beside Gweedore and is part of a larger group of islands.  The island is only 1 mile long and 0.25 miles wide making it hard to imagine that anyone could live in such a small remote place. The 1911 Census of Ireland shows there was at least 7 family homes on Inishsirrer island […]