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Woman saved after wave sweeps her off cliff on Aran Islands
Irish Independent
Irish Independent
Apu Gupta from Calcutta in India was visiting the largest Aran Island of Inis Mor with her mother when the accident happened. The pair had visited the wormhole made famous by the Red Bull cliff diving event. But as she took photos of the waves crashing ...
Aran islanders warn of impact of funding cut to air service
Irish Times
Irish Times
A study commissioned by islanders from NUI Galway and published a year ago found that the service for a population of almost 2,000 people compared favourably in value for money terms to other PSOs. It also emphasised that the air link served a “vital ...
Woman falls 45 feet off Aran Island cliff and survives
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman had a miraculous escape today after falling 45 feet off a cliff on the Aran Island of Inis Mor. The woman was walking near “the Wormhole” pool near Dún Aonghasa when she fell 45 feet, around four storeys. Locals ensured her safety ...
Extension of Aran Island air services welcomed
Irish Examiner
Irish Examiner
Located on the smallest of the three Aran Islands, Inis Meáin Knitting employs 10% of the 160-strong island population. Founder and managing director Tarlach de Blácam said yesterday the the firm's business model would not work without air services, ...
Galway Advertiser
All citizens from the Aran Islands, as well as from all sectors, are welcome to share ideas and visions on how to build a better Galway and people can speak for three minutes sharing projects on how to re-imagine Galway's future in 2020 and beyond, or ...
Student swept off rocks lands 40ft below at Aran Islands Wormhole
Daily Mail
Daily Mail
Apu Gupta, of Calcutta, was trying to get as close as possible to the famous rectangular pool at Wormhole on Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran Islands off Galway in Ireland when she was engulfed by the huge wave. The force of the wave swept the ...
Tony McCoy Legend's landmarks
Irish Times
Irish Times
Champion jockey: 1995-6, 1996-7, 1997-8, 1998-9, 1999-2000, 2000-1, 2001-2, 2002-3, 2003-4, 2004-5, 2005-6, 2006-7, 2007-8, 2008-9, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-5. Best season: 289 winners in 2001-2. 1,000th winner: Majadou, ...
Auction activity moves west as Dublin deals slow
Irish Independent
Irish Independent
Galway appears to be the centre of auction action with no less than three estate agents hosting bumper property auctions in the city averaging one per month and at peak season there can be two during some months.
Fermanagh shed fire which killed 13 dogs and pups 'started deliberately'
Belfast Telegraph
Belfast Telegraph
A donor based in Northern Ireland for Aran, Ireland's national animal protection group, has offered a fixed reward of £2,000 to anyone that can provided information that is "accurate and reliable" to settle the cause of the fire that killed the animals.
New venture to offer daily crossings from Galway Port to the Burren
Galway Advertiser
Galway Advertiser
... crossings from Galway Port to the coastal villages of Kinvara and Ballyvaughan. The company was established by Michael McArdle, a civil and environmental engineer who has worked on a number of marine projects on the Aran Islands and on Inishbofin.
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