However because of World War 2 he didn't crown himself until 1956. He entered into a long battle with Wexford County Council about rates. He refused to engage with anyone who refused to address him as Prince Michael and eventually won this small battle with them when they began to addressing letters to Prince Michael Neale.
He died in 1998 and has been succeeded by his son Prince Michael the Second. Shortly before he died he decreed "All people, young and old, are welcome to come, see and enjoy the islands, and leave them as they found them for the unborn generations to come, see and enjoy."
|A French Pretender to the throne|
|Transfer to the dinghy|
|Ha, I found you, out you come!|
|Through the Looking Glass!|
|Great Black Backed Gull|
|Great Black Back Gull's Nest|
|There is a large Seal Colony here also.|
|Razorbills, Lords of all they survey!|
|Being towed home!|
|This might have been the better way home!|