Fahy Lake on Omey Island in ConnemaraPhoto: Mark Briggs/Wikimedia
#OmeyIsland - Omey Island in Connemara is the subject of a new book by a local woman charting its remarkable history.
Strands of Omey's Story by Bernadette Conroy shows there's much more to the lands off Claddaghduff than the annual beach horse race, as Galway Bay FM reports.
Despite not being a true island, as its only cut off from the mainland when the tide is in, Omey has seen its population dwindle from over 100 a century ago to just a single resident in more recent years.
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