Behind Every Face, There’s Another Discovery.

Billy O'Connor

Billy runs boat tours out to the beautiful Great Blasket Island where he also runs a cafe and accommodation.

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

My family/ surfing

If you could have lunch with one person alive or dead, who would it be?

Nicholas Tesla

What did you think was cool then, when you were young but isn’t cool now?

Drink

What is something that most people learn only after it’s too late?

Saving for a rainy day

Which of your personality traits has been the most useful?

Stubborn persistence

What do you usually follow when making decisions, your head or your heart?

Faith

What is the best to start the day?

A cup of coffee

Have you ever been fired?

Yes

What do you wish you had invented?

I'm still effing trying

What is one thing you still have from childhood?

My LEGO and Gameboy

What makes you laugh no matter what?

My children 

What’s the best advice you have ever received?

Learn from other peoples mistakes because you wont live long enough to learn from your own. 

What is your go-to -midnight snack?

Bowl of coco-pops

What fact amazes you every time you think of it?

When looking up at a star that it could be extinct but the universe is so vast that it takes many millions of years for the light to reach us.

What movie can you watch over and over again?

Ace Ventura

What makes you feel young?

Surfing

If I asked you at 5 what you wanted to be when you grow up what would you say?

Spiderman.

Name one really surprising thing that set your heart pumping and gave you an adrenaline rush?

Sky diving

What’s the best meal you have ever had?

Alice's cooking

What is the coolest thing you own?

My dog.

Billy O’Connor
Billy passing Fungie the Dingle Dolphin on his way to the Great Blasket Island
Tra Ban (White Strand) Great Blasket Island
Photo by George Karbus
You can visit Billy at the Dingle Marina on his way out the Great Blasket Island the next time you stay at Pax House or visit his website at www.greatblasketisland.net

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