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Etext - The Aran islands
BY JOHN M. SYNGE
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Be flexible to flesh out a deal | Ireland  The TimesIt was a surprise outcome to a chance encounter. Fionan Murray set up software business RinoCloud in 2016. Last week it was acquired in a €3.5m deal by ...
Volunteer lifeboat crews from Aran Islands and Galway RNLI participated in a multi-agency training exercise on Galway Bay this week  Midwest RadioVolunteer lifeboat crews from the Aran Islands and Galway RNLI participated in a multi-agency training exercise on Galway Bay this week. The all-weather ...
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 ...
Apparently, the plans for Love Island Ireland have been cancelled  Her.ieLove Island 2019 is just a few months away and we couldn't be more excited. Last year, the ITV2 show took over basically our whole summer. There were eight ...
Lifeboat crews rescued 43 people in Galway last year  Galway DailyLifeboat crews in Galway saved 43 people from the water last year according to new figures released as the RNLI announces its Mayday fundraising drive.
Major maritime rescue exercise in Galway Bay  The Clare HeraldA major multi-agency mass-rescue exercise was held in Galway Bay this afternoon. Codenamed 'Eoghanaght', the civil and maritime major incident exercise ...
Body recovered during search for missing Inis Oirr woman  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – The body of a woman was located off the Galway coast yesterday during a search for a woman who had gone missing from her ...
15 things to do in Ireland that you've never heard of  IrishCentralPlanning an Irish vacation this year? Then here's 15 things to do in Ireland that you've never heard of.
Galway In Days Gone By  Connacht Tribune Group1919. A long way to Tipperary. AD. LEARN MORE ! ! ! ! ! ! Blue Billywig Video Player. The inconvenience caused to the travelling public as a result of the ...
50 amazing places to stay around Ireland, from caravans to castles  The Irish TimesWhether you prefer to be by the sea, in the city or in the wilderness, or are looking for somewhere for history lovers, romance, families or groups, there'll be ...
Climate change activists bring Dublin city centre to a standstill in protest march  Irish MirrorThe group are calling on governments around the world to take action.
Death Notices Saturday 23rd March, 2019  Galway Bay FMShraduff, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe. Reposing at Grenham's Funeral Home, Ballinasloe tomorrow Sunday from 5. Removal at 7 to St. Ronan's Church, ...
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 ...
Did this First Dates star seem familiar? You may have seen her in a Done Deal wedding dress before  Extra.ieWhen Nora Dennehy walked into the First Dates restaurant, her date thought they had already met but then recalled Done Deal wedding dress.
Advertiser.ie - Liam O'Flaherty's Hollywood sojourn  Galway AdvertiserBORN ON The Aran Islands in 1896, Liam O'Flaherty was to become one of the most distinguished and prolific writers of 20th century Ireland. His first book, Thy ...
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.
Death Notices Friday 22nd March, 2019  Galway Bay FMLios Éinne, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands. Reposing at Conneely's Funeral Home, Flood Street tomorrow Saturday from 2 until 4. Reposing again at her home, Lios ...
All-Ireland League - Division 1A/1B Round-Up  Irish ExaminerIreland Under-20 Grand Slam winner Rob Russell got among the tries as Dublin University claimed the scalp of All-Ireland League leaders Cork Constitution to ...
Not quite a return to the Stone Age  Irish ExaminerThe case can be made that Queens of the Stone Age in their pomp were among the last great monsters of rock. In their mid 2000s prime the California ...
Catch Of The Century For Galway Fishmonger Is No Small Fry Despite Its Name  AfloatOne Galway fishmonger stocking up ahead of the perennially busy Good Friday trade got more than he bargained for with his catch of the week.
Friday - Live from Sweeney Oil, Headford Rd, Galway  Galway Bay FMJoin us on Friday as we broadcast live from the Sweeney Oil *Service* Station on the Headford Road. We are there to celebrate the launch of their new delicious ...
New York-London flight has emergency landing in Shannon after suspected fire onboard  TheJournal.ieThe crew later told controllers that it may have been a “false indication”.
US passenger jet conducts emergency landing at Shannon  The Irish TimesFire extinguishers were activated but alarm was suspected to be a 'false indication'
Food Oscars name all the best places to eat in Galway  Galway DailyThe best places to eat and that cook your food in Galway have been names at the 2019 Connacht regional Irish Restaurant Awards this week.
Is Spring the best time to visit Ireland? Top tips on how to make the most of the season  IrishCentralBrush off those winter blues with a trip to Ireland this Spring.
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.
Wheels coming off cycling tours after insurance bills keep rising  The TimesCycling tours around the country could be forced off the road if insurance costs continue to rise, company owners have said.Businesses offering guided bike ...
Two Sperm Whale Carcasses Found In Ireland On Same Day  Afloat#MarineWildlife - The remains of two sperm whales have been spotted around Ireland in recent days. The first was sighted in the Atlantic Ocean some 100km ...
The Clare Bucket List: 10 Things YOU NEED To Experience In Your Lifetime  Ireland Before You DieThe 10 Best things to do and see in County Clare before you die. A Bucket List you'll never ever forget from your trip to Ireland.
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.
Ó Cuív slams disuse of Cleggan and Inishbofin airstrips  Galway DailyGalway TD Eamon Ó Cuív has criticised the government for not having a plan to make use fo Cleggan and Inishbofin airstrips after years of disuse.
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 Island residents win award for pioneering programme on sustainable energy  The Irish TimesSustainable Energy Awards also honour Gurteen College for 'ambitious' energy plan.
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 ...
The New York Times has fallen in love with Ireland's Aran Islands  IrishCentral"Part of the considerable allure of Aran lies in what it lacks," writes former Hollywood teen star and travel writer Andrew McCarthy. For a recent piece in the New ...
State jet costs close to €1m last year  Irish ExaminerThe cost of transporting the Taoiseach and other ministers around the globe on the Government jet reached almost €1m last year at an average cost of over ...
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 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.
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 ...
Rugby: IRFU All-Ireland League – Division 1A/1B Round-Up & Results – Shannon relegated  SportsNewsIRELANDShannon were the big casualties on an emotion-filled final day in All-Ireland League Division 1A, suffering relegation with a 34-19 defeat to Cork Constitution.
The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'  TheJournal.ieTAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR had something of a PR disaster at the Chicago St Patrick's parade last weekend, while in New York Mary Lou McDonald came in ...
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 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 ...
Irish Coast guard praised for 'difficult' rescue on Aran Islands  Irish ExaminerAn Irish Coast Guard crew are being praised for carrying out a very difficult rescue on the Aran Islands this afternoon. The Shannon-based helicopter was tasked ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The wonders of Sweden’s wild western way  The Irish TimesBohuslän archipelago comprises thousands of islands an hour's drive from Gothenburg.
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 ...
The New York Times has been raving about the Aran Islands and Ireland  JOE.ieThe Aran Islands are "a place lost in time" according to Hollywood actor and author Andrew McCarthy, who wrote about them in the New York Times. The article ...
Third Sperm Whale Washed Ashore On West Coast Makes For 'Unusual Stranding Pattern'  Afloat#MarineWildlife - A third sperm whale stranding on Ireland's west coast within just a few days is now a cause for concern, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group ...
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.
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* ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
'To be able to represent a country of more than three hundred million people is very special'  Galway AdvertiserEmigration from Ireland is not a new tale. You would be hard pressed to find one person on the island who does not have one family member or friend who has ...
Aran Islands air service secured until 2021  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – There's been a significant breakthrough in the long-running dispute over the future of the air *service* to the Aran Islands.
Dublin University boost historic semi-final bid by stunning table-toppers Cork Con  The42DUBLIN UNIVERSITY TOOK a step closer to a historic All-Ireland League semi-final place with an emphatic 37-13 bonus point win over Division 1A leaders ...
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.
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 ...
WATCH: Dermot Kennedy's stunning new video set on the Aran Islands  JOE.ieDermot 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 ...
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.
Aer Arann Islands offered to communities for €1  The Irish TimesProtracted dispute continues over PSO contract which company says makes *service* not viable.
Islanders concerned over interim use of Shannon Airport for Aran Islands’ air service  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – Islanders are concerned over the proposed interim use of Shannon airport to provide flights to the Aran Islands.
Agreement reached in Aer Arann dispute  RTE.ieAn agreement has been reached in the Aer Arann dispute, and services to three Aran Islands will go ahead as per schedule.
New Short-Term Deal Struck For Aran Islands Air Service  Afloat#IslandNews - Air *service* between the Aran Islands and the mainland has been saved for two more weeks after a short-term tender was agreed, as The Irish ...
Dept examining airport purchase in islands flights row  RTÉ NewsThe Department of Heritage, Culture and the Gaeltacht is examining the possible purchase of an airport in Connemara, as a dispute over the provision of regular ...
The island priests: piety and poitín on the edge of Ireland  The Irish TimesNowhere was the relationship between the clergy and parishoners more sharply observed than on offshore islands.
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.
Food news: Aran Island students rocket to CEO status  Independent.ieThe winners of Ireland's Young Food Entrepreneur 2018 are a group of first- and second-year students from Coláiste Ghobnait on Inis Oírr island, who were ...
The Aran Islands is a place 'lost in time' according to the New York Times  Extra.ieHere in Ireland we're already aware of the pure beauty that flows around the Aran Islands, and how on a sunny day it can often remind you of an ...
Aran Islands selected by European Commission for new clean energy initiative  Midwest RadioCape Clear off the coast of Cork and the Aran Islands have been selected by the European Commission for a new clean energy initiative. The islands will ...
Inis Meáin - the lesser visited of the Aran Islands  IrishCentralBreath-taking scenery, great walks, historical sites, and a singular pub - Inis Meáin is literally at the heart of the Aran Islands off Galway and remains a relatively ...
Aran family business brings it all back home  Connacht Tribune Groupby Danielle Holian. A Galway woman living on the other side of the world had a dream to come home and follow in her father's footsteps by making the most of ...
Aran jumper myths debunked  Irish TimesIt is said the stitches in Aran jumpers were like unique family crests. Could this be true?
Gaeltacht Minister ensures there will be an Aran Islands air service after December 6  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – Gaeltacht Minister Sean Kyne has ensured there will be an air *service* from the Aran Islands after December 6th, when Aer Arann ...
New Aran ferry to sail from France to Ireland this weekend  Galway AdvertiserTourism to the Aran Islands is set for a major boost next Tuesday morning as the largest, fastest, and most environmentally friendly cruise vessel every to break ...
Want to see the wreck made famous by ‘Father Ted’, then take this walk  The Irish TimesWalk for the Weekend: Loop walk on Inisheer, Aran islands, Co Galway.
Aran Islands praised in New York Times travel feature  Irish MirrorActor and writer Andrew McCarthy called the islands "a place lost in time"
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.
Work Begins On Historic Rare Dublin Built Former Aran Islands Ferry to Become Luxury Liffey Hotel  AfloatWork has begun in Dublin's Grand Canal Dock's Georgian drydock to transform a former CIE Galway-Aran Islands ferry into a 5-star luxury hotel based on the ...
Aran's pride in USA's historic rugby win  Connacht Tribune GroupThe connection between the Aran Islands and the USA's Rugby win over Scotland on Saturday last may not be immediately apparent. That is until you realise ...
Watch Rising Irish star Dermot Kennedy's new video shot on the Aran Islands  Extra.ieDermot Kennedy is set for a big year in 2019, and he's kicked it off in style with the release of a stunning video shot on the Aran Islands.
From the Aran Islands to American international: Mullen helping Eagles to new heights  The42PAUL MULLEN IS eager to come back to Ireland. He wants to arrive on merit. A native of the Aran Islands, Mullen made his international rugby debut for the USA ...
Former Aran Islands Ferry Part of Scottish Route Transfer To CalMac  Afloatferry - The Scottish ferryroute Gourock to Dunoon on the Clyde will transfer to CalMac when the current contract ends next month, becoming part of th...
Advertiser.ie - The first steamboat on Galway Bay  Galway AdvertiserThe Citie of the Tribes was the name given to the first steamboat to sail on the bay. She was built in South Shields and registered on December 24, 1872, for the ...
Deathnotices Tuesday 5th February, 2019  Galway Bay FMGretta Kelly nee Liston. Advertisement. Scart, Ruan More, Claregalway and formerly of Lower Shantalla Road. Reposing at Conneely's Funeral Home, Flood ...
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 ...
Aran cats under the cosh  Connacht Tribune GroupThe first mass neutering of felines on Inis Mór takes place this week following an explosion in the feral cat population over the last two decades. And it's all in ...
Council not approached by government about use of Galway Airport for islands service  Connacht Tribune GroupGalway Bay fm newsroom – Galway County Council has not been contacted by any government department about the use of Galway Airport for an air *service* to ...
Living on the edge  Connacht Tribune GroupHistorian Diarmaid Ferriter has turned his fascination with Ireland's offshore islands, including Aran and Inishbofin, into a captivating new book. “Island people ...
US yachtsman says RNLI saved him from ‘potentially tragic’ situation  The Irish TimesLocals in Inis Mór minding John Lubimir after mast on boat 'Patriot' snapped at sea.
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', ...
Aran Islands Gaelscoil unable to find enough teachers with Irish for all subjects  Galway DailyColáiste Ghobnait Gaelscoil on Inis Oírr is being forced to teach three subjects through English this year because they couldn't find candidates with Irish.
Three tours to take on your next vacation in Ireland  IrishCentralAre you planning a return visit to Ireland in 2019? Then why not look past your usual haunts and take a planned trip to experience somewhere new?
Man mountain Mullen takes the road less travelled from Inis Mór  Independent.ieIt has been eight long years since Paul Mullen last got a whiff of the *fresh* sea breeze that once upon a time was all he knew.
Walk for the Weekend: A tantalising taste of Aran Island  Irish TimesNorthern section of the Slí Árainn Mhóir shows what this beautiful island has to offer.
Businesses Attend Connemara and Aran Islands Event  FFT.ieMembers of the local tourism industry took part in a tourism networking event for the Connemara Coast and Aran Islands area in Peacocks Hotel, Maamcross, ...
Taoiseach ‘disappointed’ with Fianna Fáil response to confidence and supply proposal  The Irish TimesSpeaking on Aran Islands, Leo Varadkar says he intends to 'keep asking' for talks with FF.
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