We visit a monument to those who lost their lives in 1588, when ships from the Spanish Armada sought shelter from the ferocious storms in the Blasket Sound. These are treacherous waters at the best of times, and at least one ship and her crew were lost in the waters below.

As this was recorded in the open on the wind-swept Dingle Peninsula the audio may occasionally diminish. We recommend using the captions to make sure you don’t miss a thing. When you have finished this video, press the Next Lesson button below the video to proceed to the next stage of this TimeTour of the Dingle Peninsula