Cape Clear Island makes its own rules, it seems, especially about motor vehicles.
It’s a 45-minute ferry ride from the mainland, and visitors arrive to find a quiet little paradise.
Since it’s only a few kilometres long, there’s no need for a police presence, and apparently no need for car insurance and rego inspections.
Residents leave their good car parked by the jetty in Baltimore and get around the island in vehicles like these:
The writer was the guest of Failte Ireland.