The people of Tory Island brought their campaign for a better boat to Leinster House and with it a reminder of a nursery rhyme many Irish people learned in school. In unison they sang Báidín Fheilimí about Phelim’s little boat which sailed between Gola Island, Tory Island and the mainland. Led by the “King of Tory Island”, Patsy Dan Rodgers, they brought a colourful and noisy spectacle to Leinster House. We are entitled to better rights and a better ferry,” he said. “The Tory Island community deserve better than this.
Source: The Irish Times February 14, 2018 15:55 UTC