King of Tory Patsy Dan Rodgers: has died at 74, following a long-term illness. Photograph:  Julien Behal/PA

Patsy Dan Rodgers Born: March 12th, 1944 Died: October 19th, 2018 Patsy Dan Rodgers, who has died after a long illness, was King of Tory, Ireland’s(...)

From left, presiding officer Carmel McBride, Garda Sgt John Gallagher and Irish Air Corp helicopter crewman Craig Cullen deliver a ballot box to Inishbofin Island. Photograph: Niall Carson/ PA Wire

Ballot boxes from 12 offshore islands are being delivered to count centres on Friday after mixed turnout results for voting in the presidential electi(...)

The coffin of  Patsy Dan Rodgers is carried to  St Colmcille’s Church on Tory Island off the coast of Co Donegal for his funeral. Photograph: Niall Carson /PA Wire

Tory Island, off the north coast of Co Donegal, was flooded with visitors on Thursday for the funeral of its king, Patsy Dan Rodgers. Mr Rodgers was(...)

A file image of Patsy Dan Rodgers (centre), the King of Tory Island, speaking to a documentary team from BBC Radio Four.

The King of Donegal’s Tory Island, Patsy Dan Rodgers, has died after a long-term illness. He was 74. Patsy Dan, or Patsaí Dan Mag Ruairdhrí, was bor(...)

Representatives for the islanders have threatened to leave the island unless the Government provides a suitable ferry for the 15km sea crossing between Tory and Machaire Rabhartaigh.

Tory islanders have been asked to vote this weekend on a compromise which aims to resolve the row over transport links with the Donegal mainland. Rep(...)

The King of Tory Patsy Don Rodgers outside the Dáil with fellow Tory Island residents calling for an a new  ferry to service the island off Donegal. Photograph: Alan Betson

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 learn(...)

A pilot escaped with just cuts and bruises when his microlight aircraft fell hundreds of feet and crash-landed on to a Co Donegal island. Photograph: North West Newspix.

A pilot escaped with just cuts and bruises when his microlight aircraft fell hundreds of feet and crash-landed on a Co Donegal island. The pilot, a B(...)