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Etext - The Aran islands
BY JOHN M. SYNGE
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Ó Cuív demands that Aran Island air services be upgraded  Galway AdvertiserThe current air services to the Aran Islands need to be upgraded so it becomes feasible for aircrafts with capacity of up to 20 seats to provide flights to and from ...
Advertiser.ie - How Aran looked in the 1930s  Galway AdvertiserWhen Thomas H Mason stepped onto the pier at Kilronan, Inishmór, in the summer of 1932, he described his feelings of surprise and sense of confusion. Writing ...
Tender to be advertised for Aran Islands air service  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – The tender for the Aran Islands air *service* will be advertised in the coming weeks. It comes as the temporary contract with Galway ...
Aran Islands Lifeboat Crew In Medevac Of Injured Tourist  AfloatAran Islands lifeboat volunteers launched their all-weather lifeboat on Saturday afternoon (17 August) to carry out a medical evacuation for an injured tourist.
Sustaining our treasured islands  RTE.ieJuliette Gash travelled to some of the 27 enchanting islands off the west coast to find out about the long-term challenges faced by the 2700 people who live ...
Aran Islands RNLI comes to aid of stricken yacht off Straw Island last weekend  Galway AdvertiserAran Islands RNLI volunteers were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 5.20pm on Saturday by the Irish Coast Guard as a yacht with one onboard ...
Kilkenny v Galway score recap from the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship final  Irish MirrorKilkenny and Galway clash in the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship final this afternoon. The match at Croke Park gets underway at 1pm ahead of the ...
Aran Islands Lifeboat In Two Medical Evacuations From Neighbouring Islands  AfloatAran Islands RNLI responded to two medical evacuations, or medevacs, yesterday morning (Tuesday 23 July). The all-weather Severn class lifeboat Margaret, ...
Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat Carries out Double Medical Evacuation off Inis Mór  AfloatAran Islands RNLI came to the aid of two people yesterday evening (Bank Holiday Monday 5 August) who required medical attention off the islands.
Get to know Cillian Murphy, the Irish star of ‘Peaky Blinders’  IrishCentralCillian Murphy, the Irish star of 'Peaky Blinders,' has gone from Co Cork to Hollywood over the course of his impressive career.
Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat Carries out Medical Evacuation of Boy to Rossaveal  AfloatAran Islands RNLI came to the aid of a young boy yesterday evening who required medical evacuation. The volunteer crew were requested to launch their ...
Skip these much-visited Irish cliffs for taller, less-touristed crags  The Washington PostSlieve League Cliffs are higher than the Cliffs of Moher, and free.
Opportunities For Clean Energy In Ireland's Island Communities  AfloatIsland life, in all its challenges, also harbours opportunity for the transition to renewable energy — and the people of the Aran Islands are putting that into ...
Group of 15 from Irish college swept out to sea off Donegal  The Irish TimesLocal boats assist in rescue as almost a dozen taken to hospital after getting into difficulty.
5 EXCITING weekend trip ideas in Ireland for couples  Ireland Before You DieWhether you're up for an adventure in the capital city or wish to explore Ireland's wilderness, these are the top weekend trips in Ireland for couples!
The Great Outdoors: Exploring nature, water and cycling trails in Ireland  hotpress.comIt's no secret that aviation harms the environment with its huge CO2 emissions. While flying is very comfortable and takes you to the most popular vacation...
Death Notices Saturday 3rd August, 2019  Galway Bay FMGortroe, Corrandulla and formerly of Ballinasloe. Reposing at Corrandulla Mortuary Chapel tomorrow Sunday from 4. Removal at 6 to adjoining church. Mass for ...
Kilkenny minor team unchanged for All-Ireland final against Galway  Kilkenny PeopleKilkenny have named an unchanged starting XV for Sunday's All-Ireland minor hurling final against defending champions, Galway, in Croke Park. The Cats, wh.
Aran Islands RNLI Comes to Aid of Sailor on Yacht in Difficulty off Straw Island  AfloatAran Islands RNLI volunteers were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 5.20pm on Saturday (20 July) by the Irish Coast Guard as a yacht with one ...
GRETB seeking teachers for six Galway schools  Galway DailyThe Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board is seeking to fill positions for eleven teachers and one principal for the coming school year.
Walk for the Weekend: Mount Brandon from the east  The Irish TimesBrandon is known as a mercurial mountain, and it hasn't taken a shine to us. We are enveloped in a swirling mist as we eat lunch.
Death Notices Friday 2nd August, 2019  Galway Bay FMErearan, Inish Mor, Aran Islands. Reposing at her home this evening from 6 until 10 and tomorrow Saturday from 1 until 4. Removal to Kilronan Church tomorrow ...
This is the perfect length of time for a vacation to Ireland, according to research  IrishCentralAccording to research published in the Journal of Happiness Studies, the ideal length of a vacation is exactly eight days. As the researchers noted, travelers will ...
The Unnameable Archipelago: A different way of thinking about these islands  The NationalOn Tuesday, February 12, the poet and publisher Andrew McNeillie delivered a memorable lecture at the University of Glasgow, supported by the Centre…
Aran Sweater Market is selling jumpers to Japan as the country becomes attractive for Irish business  Fora.ieARAN SWEATER MARKET is looking to push further into the Japanese market after witnessing an increase in online sales from the world's third largest ...
Surfers and fishermen among Gaeltacht students’ rescuers, says principal  The Irish TimesAll of the Gaelteacht students who were swept out to sea while swimming in Co Donegal on Tuesday returned to classes on Wednesday, while the principal was ...
Advertiser.ie - Enjoy a short break in Aran  Galway AdvertiserIf you are planning a weekend away or a short break and looking for the perfect destination, the answer might be closer than you think. Inis Mór, the largest ...
Galway city's old Aran ferry service to be restored  Connacht Tribune GroupAfter a lengthy absence, ferries from Galway City to the Aran Islands will make their return to Galway Docks – with the announcement that Island Ferries will ...
10 free (and cheap) Irish trips you get when you're over 66  Ireland Before You DieWhether you're looking to travel cross-country or navigate your way around Dublin, here are the top Irish trips you get when you're over 66!
Jewellers court case involving Galway family adjourned to allow mediation  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom: A dispute between members of a Galway family whose firm sells and makes jewellery including the world-famous Claddagh rings ...
Tubridy heads West to the Aran Islands!  Connacht Tribune GroupHe already has the freedom of Connemara – but when it comes to the west coast, Ryan Tubridy wants it all. Which partly explains why he is taking his radio ...
Reinventing the Aran jumper: trumpet sleeves and ornate designs  The Irish TimesTrumpet sleeves and ornate designs make these designs stand out from the crowd.
Aran Islands secondary school scheme awarded €450,000  Galway DailyPost porimary schools on the Aran Islands have been awarded €450000 to families accomodating students from the mainland who stay there to study.
Tourism campaign to target West Connemara Gaeltacht  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – The west Connemara Gaeltacht should focus on certain specific segments of the tourism market rather than trying to get large ...
15 young people rescued from sea in Co Donegal  RTE.ieFifteen young people have been rescued from the sea at Machaire Rabhartaigh in west Donegal. It is understood they got into difficulty a short distance from the ...
A Dublin Group Sketches the City's Nooks and Crannies  Dublin InquirerThey meet every Sunday in a different spot, where they quietly contemplate and capture the details that others usually overlook.
Flights to Aran Islands to continue as agreement reached  The Irish TimesOwner of Aer Arann Islands had offered to sell it to local communities for sum of €1.
Aran Islands: A tour for food lovers  The Irish TimesGabriel Faherty shows visitors how Aran Islands Goat's Cheese is made, and takes them on a food tour of Inish Mór too.
Department hires air consultants to continue flights to Aran Islands  The Irish TimesSenator Pádraig Ó Céidigh had said Aer Arann Islands services would no longer run.
The Man Turning European Fashion Into Something Raw and Real  The New York TimesJonathan Anderson's creations for Loewe and his own brand, JW Anderson, have made him one of the most forward-thinking designers working today.
Wait times for Court of Appeal cases set to shrink dramatically  Law Society of Ireland GazetteIn anticipation of the appointment of six new judges to the Court of Appeal, a special call-over of cases is being planned for tomorrow morning at 9.30 am in ...
Aran Islands urged to conserve water over fears of fresh summer shortages  Galway DailyPeople on the Aran Islands are being urged to conserve water over fears that a lack of rain will lead to more water shortages this summer.
The ‘New York Times’ came to the Aran Islands. Here’s what it found  The Irish TimesJust as in JM Synge's time, the newspaper reports, the islands can feel lost in time.
100Mbps broadband lights up Aran Island fashion powerhouse  Siliconrepublic.comA thriving global business on one of the three Aran Islands has finally been connected to the 21st century.
Aran Islands lifeboat evacuates injured tourist on Inis Mór  Galway DailyThe Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat was called to yet another medical evacuation this week for an injured tourist on Inis Mór.
Aran air service back on the brink  Connacht Tribune GroupThe people of Aran are once again suffering from brinkmanship between the Department of Gaeltacht Affairs and Aer Árann over the continuation of flights to ...
From Cavan to Connemara  Galway AdvertiserIrish language theatre company, Fíbín, launches an exciting new chapter in its story next week with the promenade show Cath na Ceathrún Rua / Battle of ...
First Dates Ireland's Olivia: I'd say I felt chemistry  RTE.ieFirst Dates Ireland's Olivia has revealed that she felt chemistry on her date with Aran on the show, while Aran used the word "wow" to describe his first ...
Government reaches agreement with Aer Árann to continue flights to the Aran Islands  TheJournal.ieTHE DEPARTMENT OF the Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has reached an agreement to allow for the continuation of Aer Árann's services to the Aran ...
Seven great out-of-the-way places to eat in Ireland  The Irish TimesFrom The Irish Times's Delicious List 2019: All are worth going off the beaten track for.
Aran service at Connemara Airport extended until 2021  Galway AdvertiserThe air *service* at Connemara Airport has been extended until September 2021, while Aer Arann Islands has agreed to continue providing that air *service* until ...
First Dates couple's dates 'much more interesting' now  RTE.ieFirst Dates Ireland couple Aran and Olivia captured hearts around the country with their appearance on Thursday night's episode of the show, and the pair have ...
Aran Islands lifeboat called out twice overnight  Galway DailyThe lifeboat at the Aran Islands RNLI station was called out twice overnight for a medical evacuation and a boat in distress.
Aran Island residents win award for pioneering programme on sustainable energy  The Irish TimesSustainable Energy Awards also honour Gurteen College for 'ambitious' energy plan.
The New York Times has fallen in love with Ireland's Aran Islands  IrishCentralIf there was ever an article to convince you to go to the Aran Islands, this is undoubtedly it. Who knew the New York Times and Aran Islands were linked.
Aran islands are capitalising on recent tourism boom - but still battle basic challenges  Independent.ie'The island brain is way more adaptable than the mainland brain," says Paddy Crowe, former manager of the Co-op in Inis Oírr, who retired two months ago.
Aran Islands lifeboat called to early morning medical transfer  Galway DailyThe Aran Islands RNLI all weather lifeboat was called out for a medical transfer in the wee hours of the morning on Saturday.
Aran Islands air service may be based at Shannon Airport  The Irish TimesProposal emerges to maintain vital link if no deal in talks with existing *service* provider.
Aran air impasse remains unresolved ahead of deadline  Connacht Tribune GroupThe State plans to acquire Na Minna Airport in Indreabhán to ensure long-term air connectivity from the mainland to and from the Aran Islands – but there was ...
Cillian Murphy: I am not all there when Peaky Blinders is filming  Metro Newspaper UKCILLIAN MURPHY has told how his wife says he is 'not all there' while filming Peaky Blinders — and she's right. The 43-year-old actor admits he can't help but ...
Aran Islanders end efforts to purchase Aer Arann  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – The Aran Islands communities say they are disappointed at the withdrawal of an offer by the owner of Aer Arann to sell the company ...
New Look for Former Aran Islands Ferry As Argyll Flyer Returns On the Clyde  AfloatA former Aran Islands passenger-only ferry, Argyll Flyer has returned with a new corporate livery following annual dry docking in Scotland to the ...
Environment Minister praises work of Aran Islands sustainable energy group  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – The Environment Minister says groups promoting sustainable energy projects, such as the one on the Aran Islands, should be ...
Body recovered from sea off Galway coast after 70-year-old woman went missing from Aran Islands  The Irish SunThe crew of the Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter spotted a body in the water about two kilometres off-shore from Galway and approximately 20 ...
Major conference on Connemara and Aran Islands tourism  Galway DailyA networking event will discuss progress on improving tourism in Connemara and the Aran Islands at the Peacocks Hotel in Maam Cross this month.
'A place lost in time' - New York Times visits the Aran Islands  Independent.ieThe Aran Islands are "predominantly Irish-speaking, insular and, as even in Synge's era, considered a place lost in time," according to the New York Times.
Poetry in motion – An Irishman’s Diary on Arthur Symons and a visit to the Aran Islands in 1896  The Irish TimesAddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email App Share to LinkedIn Share to Pinterest Share to Reddit Share to WhatsApp.
Irish Coast guard praised for 'difficult' rescue on Aran Islands  BreakingNews.ieAn Irish Coast Guard crew are being praised for carrying out a very difficult rescue on the Aran Islands this afternoon.
Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times'  TheJournal.ieGARDAÍ HAVE LAUNCHED an investigation into an incident where a potentially blinding laser was used to target crew of the Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard ...
The Aran Islands are Galway’s hottest spot on Instagram  Galway DailyThe Aran Islands are the hottest spot in Galway for social media, featuring in more instagram posts than anywhere else in the city or county.
Maura Derrane makes most of time off from RTE's Today Show on Aran Islands with son Cal  Irish MirrorThe RTE presenter shared a clip of her Aer Arann flight landing on her native Inis Mor.
Inis Mór man Mullen returns to Ireland as a key part of the USA team  The42WHEN ARAN ISLANDS man Paul Mullen steps out as part of the USA team that takes on Ireland today, it won't be the first time he's played in the Aviva Stadium.
Aer Arann to cease operation of flights to Aran Islands  RTÉ NewsThe Minister of State with responsibility for Islands will meet residents of the Aran Islands next week, to discuss the provision of air services to and from the ...
Cillian Murphy's wife gets frustrated by his dedication to 'Peaky Blinders' - 22-Aug-2019 - NZ Entertainment news  NZCityThe 43-year-old actor admitted that he has to ""cancel reality for a little while"" when he is working on the BBC show, in which he plays Tommy Shelby and ...
Deal struck to secure Aran Islands air service up to 2021  Galway DailyA deal has been struck today that will help secure the future of air travel services to the Aran Islands until 2021.
Remote Irish island seeks Irish Americans to work after broadband installed  IrishCentralA remote island in the Atlantic Ocean is inviting New Yorkers to connect, do business, and even consider relocating, after having high-speed broadband ...
Two call outs in 6 hours for Aran Islands RNLI  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm news – Volunteers from Aran Islands RNLI have rescued a lone sailor after his yacht run aground in Kilronan Harbour. The crew was requested ...
Aran jumper myths debunked  Irish TimesIt is said the stitches in Aran jumpers were like unique family crests. Could this be true?
Aran Islands native Paul Mullin with USA Rugby team v Ireland  Galway Bay FMIreland will meet the USA Eagles for the 10th time in an International Rugby Test this Saturday at 6.30pm in the Aviva Stadium, but one player in particular in the ...
Ireland’s Aran Islands, Hiding in Plain Sight  The New York TimesJust as in the days of J.M. Synge, who wrote his celebrated plays there, the Arans can feel like a place lost in time.
WATCH: Dermot Kennedy's stunning new video set on the Aran Islands  JOEDermot Kennedy's rise continues as 2019 comes into focus. The Dublin troubadour recently made BBC's prestigious Sound of 2019 list, as well as being ...
Fears grow over future of Aran air service  Connacht Tribune GroupGalway Bay fm newsroom – Fears are growing over the future of an air *service* for the Aran Islands as the deadline for the termination of Aer Arann's *service* ...
Global warming expert warns Ireland is 'shrinking' due to erosion from climate change  Irish MirrorThe Aran Islands off the Galway coast have already experienced the damaging effects.
Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat in Nine-Hour Night Call Out to Sick Fisherman  AfloatAran Islands RNLI's volunteer lifeboat crew spent nine hours at sea last night to help bring a sick fisherman to safety. The crew were requested to launch their ...
More turbulence over Aran Islands air route  RTÉ News"It's like Groundhog Day". Residents on the Aran Islands could be forgiven a touch of dark humour this week, after it emerged that the contract to operate daily ...
We have lost touch with the wild food that surrounds us  The Irish TimesCreating a feast of wild green edibles on the Aran Islands.
Aer Arann Islands offered to communities for €1  The Irish TimesProtracted dispute continues over PSO contract which company says makes *service* not viable.
Fantastic new extension to Aran Islands school nominated for top EU prize  Galway DailyA new extension to a school on the Aran Islands has been nominated for the Mies Award 2019, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of architecture.
Aran Islands: A day trip off the west coast of Ireland  NewshubLocated just a few kilometres off the coast of County Claire, marking the entrance to Galway Bay, lie the sparcley populated but amazingly historic Aran Islands.
Regeneration project to be extended to former bar premises  Connacht Tribune GroupThe former Townhouse Bar premises at Quay Lane – which was flooded on several occasions over the past five years – is set to re-open as a café and retail unit ...
Wild Atlantic warmers: Hot tubs, saunas and seaweed soaks by the Irish seaside  The Irish TimesStill a bit nippy? Try one of these fun, creative ways of warming up after a bracing dip.
Hot tubs, saunas and seaweed soaks on Ireland’s west coast  The GuardianSea swimming has become a big thing on Ireland's wild Atlantic coast, as have fun and creative methods of warming up after a bracing dip.
Maura Derrane enjoys time off at home on Aran Islands with son Cal  RSVP LiveMaura Derrane is making the most of her time off from the Today Show by flying home to spend a few days on the Aran Islands. The RTÉ presenter took to ...
10 Stunning Spots To Go Glamping In Ireland  Lovin.ieLiving in a country with weather as unpredictable as the poets on the English Leaving Certificate a tent is rarely a good idea. You're either guaranteed to get ...
Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat Assists 38ft Yacht in Difficulty off Gorumna Island  AfloatAran Islands RNLI has come to the aid of two sailors this morning after their 38ft yacht got into difficulties off Gorumna Island in County Galway. The volunteer ...
Meáin of few words? Taoiseach shows off more than cúpla focal on Aran visit  The Irish TimesHowever, Fine Gael doesn't get too many votes on islands now, several residents recalled.
RTE Today Show presenter Maura Derrane says returning to native Inis Mor is like 'going back to school'  Irish MirrorThe series will broadcast from the Aran Islands tomorrow.
Long neglected Liam O'Flaherty novel to be re-published  Galway AdvertiserHOLLYWOOD CEMETERY, Liam O'Flaherty's novel exposing the exploitation and machinations which lay behind the US film industry during its 'golden era', ...
Ferry companies call on government to support development of Inis Oírr Pier  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – Ferry companies serving the Aran Islands are calling on the government to ensure next year's budget supports the development of ...
Champions Galway lay provincial junior title on the line  Connacht Tribune GroupDESPITE an impressive win over Sligo in the Connacht junior football championship semi-final, Galway manager Matt Duggan has upped the ante in his squad ...
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