By Leslie Matson
This is the existence tale of a extraordinary girl, Méiní Dunlevy. Born in Massachusetts of Kerry mom and dad, Méiní used to be reared in her grandparents' condominium in Dunquin. while she was once nineteen, she eloped with an island widower to the good Blasket, the place she labored as a nurse and midwife for thirty-six years. Returning widowed to Dunquin, she died in 1967, elderly ninety one. Méiní's tale, recorded by way of the writer from her personal money owed and people of her acquaintances and relations in Dunquin, is an evocation of a forceful, highly spiced character and a compelling reconstruction of a life-style that has exercised an everlasting fascination for readers.
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