Living on the land: The new pioneers in Ireland – Part 2 of 3

Claggan Island, Ireland (©

The second of three programmes produced in association with Radio Netherlands, BBC Scotland and RTE Ireland. RTE Ireland’s Mehall Holmes visits Lawrence and Ann Howard of Claggan Island in rural Ireland. He talks to the family about the choices they made to take over the family farm and live and work in one of the country’s most beautiful but isolated regions.

Producer: Mehall Holmes

Broadcast: 1996