The Last Blasket King

Padraig O Cathain, An Ri

Gerald Hayes, Eliza Kane

An account of the life of the last King of the Great Blasket Island, a now abandoned island off the coast of Ireland. With many black & white photos.
Date Published :
November 2015
Publisher :
Gill Books
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781848892378
Pages : 360
Stock Status : In stock


Few would look at the ruins on Ireland's Great Blasket Island and imagine a king had lived there. Yet the King was a very forceful presence on this island. The last was Pádraig O Catháin, 'Peats Mhicí,' who served for about twenty-five years until his death.

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