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Four Aran Islands fishermen rescued after ship sinks off Scottish coast
BreakingNews.ieStornoway Coastguard helicopter airlifted two crewmen to a nearby trawler, the Star of Hope, and three others were airlifted to hospital, where they are being treated for hypothermia. Four of those rescued are from the Aran Islands, while the fifth ...
Five crew rescued after Aran island vessel sinks off Scotland
Irish TimesFive crew members from an Aran island fishing vessel were rescued after the twin-rig trawler began taking water and sank off the Scottish coast. The 23m Iuda Naofa owned by Mairt√≠n ‚Äú20‚ÄĚ √ď Congha√≠le of Inis M√≥r signalled that it was in distress on ...
Irish News. Five crew members from an Aran Island fishing vessel were rescued after the twin-rig trawler began taking water and sank off the Scottish coast. Video: British Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Jump to comments (0) ...
The Aran Islands in the dead of winter - a life-changing experience (PHOTOS)
IrishCentralWe pulled our rental bikes over to the side of the road, each of us quietly debating how crazy it would be to forgo our New Year's Eve plans and cozy AirBnB in Galway for a few more hours on Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands. We had 20 minutes ...
Hundreds rescued by busy lifeboat crews as RNLI warns public of dangers of ...
Irish IndependentOf the 45 lifeboat stations in Ireland, Howth RNLI (62 callouts) and Enniskillen RNLI (59 callouts) also had a busy year, with 164 people brought to safety in total. Crews at Dun Laoghaire RNLI in south Dublin, on the Aran Islands off Galway and ...
Rock-climbing scales new heights in popularity
Irish TimesRock-climbing in Ireland in its most primitive form probably extends back a few hundred years. When John Millington Synge visited the Aran Islands around the turn of the 20th century, he marvelled at the ability of the islanders to scale and descend ...
Regional round-up: west coast worst affected by Storm Rachel
Irish TimesSome 800 homes on the rim of Galway bay extending from Kinvara in the south to Roundstone in the north have lost power, as the storm continues. Ferry and air services to the Aran islands have been cancelled, and ferry links to other islands are also ...
Howth And Dun Laoghaire Busiest Lifeboat Stations
98FMThe good summer weather last year resulted in an increase in the number of people rescued by Lifeboats. The 45 stations across Ireland collectively dealt with over 1,000 call outs in 2014, with over 1,400 people brought to safety. The busiest stations ...
The latest Hennessy nominees
Irish TimesThe new year heralds a new home for New Irish Writing, the renowned literary page that has discovered many of Ireland's leading writers. Launched by .... A poem began,‚ÄĚ says Tess Harper, a Dubliner who has lived on the Aran Islands since 1985. With her ...
The Diary: Festival gets fine tuned for Killarney
Irish IndependentTalk about a back story to his culinary gems, Kevin only went and served hand-snorkelled sea urchins he caught off the Aran Island, and then served them on a bed of seaweed with dry ice 'sea mist' infused with the smell of the sea! Methinks it was that ...
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