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Etext - The Aran islands
BY JOHN M. SYNGE
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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.
Reinventing the Aran jumper: trumpet sleeves and ornate designs  The Irish TimesTrumpet sleeves and ornate designs make these designs stand out from the crowd.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Songs from the sea: Performer docks at Co Kerry marina  RTE.ieIt is a musical odyssey on the high seas, featuring a 12-metre sailboat, a piano and a French singer songwriter.
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.
Early Morning Callout For Aran Islands Lifeboat To Help Injured Man  AfloatAran Islands RNLI's volunteer lifeboat crew were tasked to launch their all-weather lifeboat early in the early hours of yesterday morning, Saturday 22 June.
Islands of Ireland: Welcome to dreamland  Irish ExaminerThe islet of Rockall captured the public interest last month as the periodic claims of its nearest neighbours (ourselves and Scotland mainly) were laid out in stark ...
O’Brien’s Tower at the Cliffs of Moher reopens following restoration works  IrishCentralO'Brien's Tower at the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare has officially reopened after restoration commenced on the iconic site earlier this year. Read More: Iconic Cliffs ...
Call for More Frequent Galway Bay Bathing Water Quality Testing  AfloatAs open water sea swimmers prepare for a Galway Bay crossing this weekend, Irish Water has said there is “no proven link” between a recent serious pollution ...
Meath Hit 5-22 And Still Lose In Sensational Junior Semi-Final Against Galway  Balls.ieGalway will march on to play Kerry in the All-Ireland junior football final after overcoming Meath in a remarkable semi-final showdown in Dr Hyde Park. A hat-trick ...
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 ...
Flotilla from Galway to France marks death of fishermen  RTE.ieA French lifeboat crew who died in a sea rescue last month, is being remembered in a special voyage from Galway to Lorient in France. A flotilla of boats are ...
Beyond The Pale: Being LGBT+ In Rural Ireland in 2019  hotpress.comSylva Tukula, a transgender asylum seeker from South Africa, was buried without ceremony in a State-owned HSE plot in Bohermore Cemetery, Co. Galway ...
Aran Islands Lifeboat Rescues Two On Yacht In Difficulty Off Gorumna Island  AfloatAran Islands RNLI rescued two sailors after their 38ft yacht got into difficulties off Gorumna Island in Co Galway yesterday morning (Thursday 27 June).
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 ...
The Ultimate Galway Summer Bucket List For 2019  Lovin.ieSit back and relax on this luxurious boat as you're taken out from the city to Lough Corrib and back again. Spin to Kinvara. Just a 40-minute drive from Galway ...
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 ...
Public Seminar on Using Hydrogen as a Renewable Energy in Ireland and Abroad  Irish Tech NewsNUI Galway will host a public seminar on 'Decarbonising Ireland with Zero-Carbon Technologies', presenting current activities in Ireland and abroad around.
Taste the ocean: The 30 best seaside eateries in Ireland  Independent.ieFB: Morton's Fish & Chips. If you're planning a Game of Thrones pilgrimage to the Causeway Coast this summer, then Morton's in Ballycastle is worthy of a ...
Hurling: No change to Kilkenny minor hurling team for Galway clash  Kilkenny PeopleIf it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's the message from the Kilkenny minors after selectors picked the same team for their All-Ireland champi...
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 ...
Pints, sunshine and views? Our very best beer gardens for a post-work sip  Independent.ieThis hot weather may prove to be thirsty work for Ireland's employees with beer gardens across the country filling up when the work week has finished.
Aran Wool Sweaters: Traditional Irish Knitwear  Gildshire MagazinesTraveling to Ireland means preparing for a lot of things...mainly the weather. The Irish climate is cold and wet, especially on the coasts. Given the nature, the Irish ...
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 ...
Limerick animal rights activist welcomes fur farming ban  Limerick PostLIMERICK animal rights campaigner John Carmody has welcomed a move by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to bring a proposal to Government this week to ...
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.
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 ...
Long wait for physiotherapy service in Connemara  Galway AdvertiserEleven people are waiting for up to a year for physiotherapy services in Connemara, Inisbofin, and the Aran Islands. In all, there are 214 people awaiting these ...
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.
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.
Kilkenny minor team to face Galway in All-Ireland Quarter Final  KCLR FanzoneThe Kilkenny minor team to face Galway in Croke Park this Sunday has been named. Richie Mulrooney's side open a busy day of hurling with the seniors taking ...
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.
'It was incredible to see the scale of change and the sheer power of the ocean'  Siliconrepublic.comProf Rónadh Cox has seen first-hand how giant boulders weighing hundreds of tonnes can be dislodged by powerful storm waves.
Create 2019: Irish fashion showcase launches at Brown Thomas  The Irish Times'There is incredible talent in Ireland, and we are proud' to feature it, says Shelly Corkery.
The truth about life in Ireland according to Kiwis who live there  Stuff.co.nzKiwis say it's very similar to NZ in many ways ... the NZ of 20 or 30 years ago, and with bonus castles.
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: 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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 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.
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 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 Quieter, Cheaper Way to See Ireland's Iconic Cliffs  OZYThe Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's most iconic sites. In 2018 almost 2 million people came to marvel at their natural beauty. But there's danger here too.
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 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 ...
'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.
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 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 ...
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 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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Musician Liam O Maonlai Pays Tribute to the Restoration of the Naomh Gobnait & Late Poet & Crewmember Danny Sheehy  AfloatÓ Maonlaí was one of the four crew on board the Naomh Gobnait when it was hit by a wave in the river Minho estuary.
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* ...
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.
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 Island beauty may keep man off the drink  Leinster ExpressThe natural beauty of the Aran Islands may be just the thing to keep an alcoholic off the drink, according to Judge Catherine Staines. Her remarks came during ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Aer Arann Islands offered to communities for €1  The Irish TimesProtracted dispute continues over PSO contract which company says makes *service* not viable.
Aran jumper myths debunked  Irish TimesIt is said the stitches in Aran jumpers were like unique family crests. Could this be true?
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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', ...
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.
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 ...
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 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 praised in New York Times travel feature  Irish MirrorActor and writer Andrew McCarthy called the islands "a place lost in time"
Search for missing Inis Oírr woman ends after body recovered  Galway DailyThe search for an Inis Oirr woman reported missing yesterday has come to an end afterher vody was recovered from the water off the coast of Galway.
Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel  TheJournal.ieThe research will use renewable energy to power a fleet of vans.
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 ...
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 ...
Ó Cuív kicks up stink over lack of sewage treatment on island  Sunday Business PostThere are around 760 people living on Inis Mór, the largest of the three Aran Islands off the coast of Galway, but the population increases significantly during the ...
We have lost touch with the wild food that surrounds us  The Irish TimesCreating a feast of wild green edibles on the Aran Islands.
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