Gary Quinn paddling around Puffin Island with the Kerry mainland in the distance. Photograph: David Quinn

The Sea Road: Puffin Island, Co Kerry

Go Sea Road: Puffin Island, near Valentia in Co Kerry, is owned by Birdwatch Ireland and is an important sea bird colony, home to thousands of puffin, Manx shearwater and storm petrels

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Denis DK Kane and Andrew Jacob prepare to take to the sea while filming the documentary The Crest at the Blaskets in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Islandmen reborn – capturing a Blasket gathering

A film about two American cousins who’d previously never met, on an island they’ve never been to – why does the story of ‘The Crest’ speak so vividly to us all?

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