As our sailboat bobbed along on the calm waters of the not-so-aptly named Roaringwater Bay, a speedboat whizzed past, breaking our peaceful concentration on dipping and lifting fishing lines to entice mackerel. It disappeared towards actor Jeremy Irons's Kilcoe Castle, a beacon of colour on the coastline.
John Desmond shrugged his shoulders and remarked knowingly: "Ah sure, they're all about the destination, we're all about the journey."
Our weekend on Heir Island (also known as...
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