bbc.com 03 May, 2021 07:30 am

Island life: ‘There's no better place to be in isolation’

Island life: ‘There's no better place to be in isolation’
As lockdown restrictions ease, a conservationist from Northern Ireland moves to a remote UK island.

Island life: ‘There's no better place to be in isolation’ Island life: ‘There's no better place to be in isolation’ Close Just as lockdown restrictions began to ease, a conservationist from Northern Ireland travelled to one of the most remote islands in the UK.Video journalist: Niall McCracken Published 15 hours ago Section BBC News Subsection Northern IrelandSt Kilda is located 110 miles (177km) off the west coast of Scotland.Today it is a Unesco World Heritage Site and is managed and protected by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).

Conor McKinney has travelled there to ensure that construction being undertaken on the island does not harm the built or natural heritage.St Kilda was abandoned by its last islanders in 1930 because life had become too difficult on the remote archipelago.

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