Tory Island´s harbour. The ferry comes in about twice a day, one around noon and the other in the late afternoon. The king Patsy Dan is there at the arrival of each ferry to welcome and shake people´s hands.
A brand new pavement road with a new car on Tory. Until the early 2000´s there were no car and only dirt roads on tory due to the inability to transport them or lack of funding. The well known tower of the west town in the background.
Patsy Dan, King of Tory. The king comes in night and day when visitors arrive to sing Irish songs with them until late night at the pub in the local hotel.
The king´s house.
Tory Island landscape.
The Tory cross near the harbour.
Children on Tory Island. Most of these Children´s parents grew up on Tory, now this generation live on the mainland and only comes to visit their grandparents during the summer. Although 10 children remain all year long on the island where they are being educated at the local school.
The ferry on the way back from Tory Island. A young girl who comes frequently to the island to see her family is sleeping between the baggages.
Bunbeg, a small town on the mainland between Tory and Arranmore Island.
Local pub in Bunbeg with over 10 musicians playing traditional Irish music.
Young Fishermen in Ireland, County Donegal on the peer before going on the ferry to Arranmore Island just a few days ago. Crab fishing has become popular in the north of Ireland as the demand in the rest of europe is high, a new way for the fishermen on the Island to make a bit of a living.
Man standing inside the ferry on the way to Arranmore Island.
View from the car of the peer of Arrannmore. Worker´s loading off the ferry.
Inside the local primary school on Arranmore Island. The islanders celebrating the 100th year since the school was created. All looking at a photo slideshow of themselves and people who past away living on the island since the past century.
Eddy of Arranmore. Most social man of the island. The first time I met him he told me he was the king of Arranmore.
Arranmore cemetery. A great symbole for its location as the beautiful nature of the island is in the background.
Traditional music. People celebrating the 100th anniversary of the school and the people who worked really hard to keep the cultural Irish education on the island alive.
A moving speech under the marquee. People are proud and moved by their cultural heritage and what they have been through for the past century.