About Us

The business is run by Tommy and Aine O Connell and with the help of their 5 sons. Tommy has land on Begnis, Church and Lamb island which is in his family for generations, his grandfather was born on Begnis island. They are experienced in boats on Valentia Harbour and own sheep on Begnis Island.

Jim and Mike Casey were the last inhabitants of Begnis Island enjoyed passing on knowledge of their experiences.
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Tommys main sporting interest was rowing and was involved in the local rowing club and on the River Liffey in Dublin. Tommy also did a major study on the landscape of Valentia Island including environment, archaeology and settlement.

 

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