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Etext - The Aran islands
BY JOHN M. SYNGE
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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Win with The Aran Islands Hotel on Galway Talks  Galway Bay FMThis week on Galway Talks, Keith has an indulgent treat for listeners – you could win a mid week June break away on the beautiful Aran Islands. We have a 2 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ruth Coppinger to meet Agriculture Minister over plans to ban fur farming  Irish ExaminerSolidarity-PBP's Ruth Coppinger is to meet the Agriculture Minister to seek clarity on his plans to ban fur farming in Ireland. It comes after the Irish Examiner ...
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 ...
10 Irish myths (you always thought were true), DEBUNKED  Ireland Before You DieThese 10 Irish myth have been passed down from generation to generation. How many did you still think were true? Find our our top 10 Irish myths debunked!
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 ...
Irish island of Arranmore is looking for new residents from the United States  Irish PostARRANMORE, the idyllic island 5km off the coast of Co. Donegal is looking for new residents to bo...
Waterford Airport to get €5m despite no commercial flights for three years  The Irish TimesRegional airports to get almost €14m in taxpayer funding.
Craggy Island voted Ireland's very own Love Island  Extra.ieThe people of Ireland have spoken and if there was ever to be a Love Island here, the top location would be Craggy Island.
Aran Islands RNLI Responds Twice within hours To Assist Patient & Rescue a Lone Sailor  AfloatAran Islands RNLI responded to two call-outs last night and early this morning to carry out a medical evacuation and come to the aid of a lone sailor.
Anjelica Huston: 'I lost my heart to a man in Dublin...one of the greatest cities'  Independent.ieOscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston has revealed how she once lost her heart in Dublin to a mystery man.
Which celebrity's favorite view in the world is the Cliffs of Moher?  IrishCentralAnjelica Huston, who grew up in Ireland with her filmmaker dad John Huston, has said the Cliffs of Moher are her favorite view in the world.
Commemorations held in Galway for first transatlantic flight  The Irish TimesEvent marks famous 1919 flight of Alcock and Brown from Canada to Connemara.
Irish island with 469 residents asks Americans and Australians to move there in open letters  The IndependentAn Irish island with just 469 residents is appealing to Americans and Australians in an effort to increase the population of the remote community. Arranmore ...
Irish island of Arranmore asks Americans to move there  CNNDown to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal in Ireland, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high ...
100 of the best restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Ireland 2019  The Irish TimesThe definitive delicious list: The Irish Times's annual guide to the best foodie destinations.
Arranmore Island in Ireland is looking for new residents  Lonely Planet Travel NewsThis idyllic Arranmore Island off the west coast of Ireland is looking for residents from the US and Australia to come and live there.
Gorgeous Galway Manor and Cottage is the dream Irish vacation rental  IrishCentralWhether you're planning a romantic getaway for two, a big family vacation, or a friends trip, Galway Manor and Cottage is your dream Irish holiday rental - a ...
Home to lizards and lichens: the distinctive ecosystem of dry stone walls  The Irish TimesAs the climate changes the 400000km of stone walls in the Irish countryside need care.
We have lost touch with the wild food that surrounds us  The Irish TimesCreating a feast of wild green edibles on the Aran Islands.
Donegal clubs heading south for Comórtas finals in Kerry  Donegal DemocratCill Chartha are off to Kerry this weekend in pursuit of All-Ireland glory when they play in the All-Ireland Comórtas Peile Na Gaeltachta football finals.
10 Places To Visit In Ireland Which You Will Never Forget  Ireland Before You DieIreland is full of remarkable spots and breath-taking beauty. Here are 10 places to visit on the Emerald Isle we think you should add to your bucket list.
St Nicholas' Collegiate Church and the city  Galway AdvertiserNext year the magnificent building of St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, this venerable edifice in the centre of our city will celebrate.
Ryan Tubridy Show coming to Inis Mór to promote the Wild Atlantic Way  Galway DailyThe Ryan Tubridy Show will broadcast from Inis Mór this summer as part of a new campaign to promote the Wild Atlantic Way.
A local's guide to Dublin, Ireland  Washington PostA local's tips on where to stay, what to eat and what to do in Dublin.
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 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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Minister denies €5m Waterford Airport grant is 'parish pump politics'  BreakingNews.ieThe Transport Minister Shane Ross has awarded €5m to an airport that does not operate any commercial flights.
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.
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.
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.
Ambitious £50m waterfront plan for Northern Ireland town  Belfast TelegraphThe long-awaited £50m revamp of Bangor's Queen's Parade will include a "world-class" public realm on a site currently occupied by a car park, it's been ...
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.
Arts Q&A: Comedian and actor Jon Kenny on U2, Stevie Wonder and Munster rugby  The Irish News1. When did you think about a career in acting/writing and what were your first steps into it? After years of playing music with a band (Gimik) during my teenage ...
Aran Island residents win award for pioneering programme on sustainable energy  The Irish TimesAran Island residents who have pioneered energy-saving initiatives including electric vehicles and the replacement of fossil fuels with heat pumps were among ...
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 ...
Ireland vacation a dream come true for one local family  Monroe News StarThis is something every traveler to Ireland must remember: the weather in Ireland is totally unpredictable.
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 ...
RNLI Response Crew Helps Fishing Boat Fight Flooding  The Maritime ExecutiveThree Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) lifeboat crews launched on Tuesday night to assist a...
'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.
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 ...
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 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 ...
Enjoy Father's Day? Thank the woman who spent 62 years campaigning for it.  National GeographicTwo boys watch their father cut and tie tobacco leaves in a field near Viñales, Cuba, in the 1940s. ... Read More. Photograph by Melville B. Grovesnor, National ...
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 ...
Ireland alternatives: Ditch Dublin for Galway  New Zealand HeraldDublin welcomes millions but is getting pricey, you could do worse than go to Galway.
Advertiser.ie - Tonery's Pub, sixty years in Bohermore  Galway AdvertiserJim Tonery opened his pub in Bohermore 60 years ago yesterday, on June 5, 1959. It was formerly owned by Johnny and Kate Martyn. The inside walls were ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Poetry in motion – An Irishman’s Diary on Arthur Symons and a visit to the Aran Islands in 1896  The Irish TimesIn the summer of 1896, the Welsh-born poet Arthur Symons visited the west of Ireland with his friend WB Yeats. They spent their time in Clare, Galway and Sligo, ...
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.
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 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 ...
Druid presents the world premiere of EPIPHANY  Galway AdvertiserDirected by Garry Hynes. in association with Galway International Arts Festival. 17th - 27th July, Town Hall Theatre, Galway. 12th & 13th July, previews at ...
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.
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* ...
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.
The Open set to give the north coast a potential multi million pound boost  The Irish NewsIN the second day of our preview of the preparations for the Open Championship, Suzanne McGonagle looks at what impact golf's showpiece event will have on ...
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 ...
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.
Meáin of few words? Taoiseach shows off more than cúpla focal on Aran visit  The Irish TimesWhen a taoiseach visits an island like Inis Meáin in a month like September, the sun should be shining and the limestone landscape extending back to the ...
Aer Arann Islands offered to communities for €1  The Irish TimesProtracted dispute continues over PSO contract which company says makes *service* not viable.
Billy Keane: 'Between Rockall and a hard place: the warmonger's answer to the Scottish fishmongers'  Independent.ieThe Basques, the Celts, the Vikings, the Normans, the Spanish, the Scots, the French and the English have all invaded us.
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 ...
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 ...
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 praised in New York Times travel feature  Irish MirrorActor and writer Andrew McCarthy called the islands "a place lost in time"
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 ...
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 jumper myths debunked  Irish TimesIt is said the stitches in Aran jumpers were like unique family crests. Could this be true?
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.
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.
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 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.
belfast rappers kneecap are reinventing the irish language for a new generation  i-DSince arriving onto the scene in 2017, the trio have gained a cult following for their controversial performances, incendiary lyrics and unapologetic bilingualism.
Clare Daly elected as MEP  hotpress.comClare Daly, who served as TD for the Dublin Fingal constituency, will now represent Dublin in the European Parliament.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
A sense of magic in the air? Boatmen, islanders and more talk about their rituals  Irish ExaminerBoatmen, islanders, Travellers and mindfulness gurus talk rituals and the reasons behind them with Rita de Brún. If a flame-haired lady said you could save 13 ...
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 ...
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', ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Roving Leader - Hitting the greyhound track for the Longford IWA  Longford LeaderThe Longford branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) resource centre in Kenagh first opened its doors nineteen years ago in February 2000. Prior to thi.
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.
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