Dublin couple chosen as Blasket Island caretakers

A couple who lived in Dublin has been chosen to be the new caretakers of the Great Basket Island.

Eoin Boyle and Annie Birney were selected after about 45,000 people applied for the two summer jobs.

The first guests of the season are arriving at the island later today.

Eoin Boyle says it is a beautiful place to call home for them next few months: