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Lost Irish language 'talkie' featuring Man of Aran cast discovered in Harvard ...
Galway Advertiser
The first Irish language ever made has premiered at a renowned Italian festival of rediscovered and restored film; the short, by Man of Aran director Robert Flaherty and featuring some of the main cast of the Aran feature, was thought to have been lost ...


Aran Island Inis Mór hosts death-defying cliff diving competition (VIDEO)
The Aran Islands and extreme sports don't usually go hand in hand, but last weekend, a crowd of 3,000 gathered on Inis Mór to watch the gutsy competitors in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Competitors dived off a 92-foot cliff face into the ...
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We need to sort out our water supply
Galway Advertiser
Two areas of Galway are suffering from a lack of water this week, with residents and businesses in Newcastle and two of the Aran Islands affected by restrictions and interruptions in supply. Water is an easy service to take for granted; apart from rare ...

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Enjoying the luck of the Irish on the Aran Islands
We have just returned from Ireland. It was our third visit to the country and one of our destinations was the Aran Islands, three windswept chunks of limestone off the west coast of the Irish Republic. You can see already that the number three plays an ...

Aran Islands air service contract extended for a year
“I am pleased that my Department has been able to extend the air service contract for the Aran Islands by a year and that the same service provided under the current contract will be available under the new contract,” said Minister of State at the ...

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Irish Times

Guidebook by Aran expert explores mysteries of Dún Aonghasa's past
Irish Times
Cotter records that the hillfort residents had their own thriving bronze casting industry, producing one of the largest collections of late Bronze Age clay moulds recorded in Ireland or Britain. Swords, spearheads, knives, bracelets, pins and axes were ...

Irish Times

Radio: Aran sweaters and surfboards to catch a brotherly wave
Irish Times
... On One: The Beach Boys of Rossnowlagh (RTÉ Radio 1, Saturday), the sun-kissed sea and sand associated with surfing fade from the imagination when the sport is transplanted from the California coastline to the rugged shores of north-west Ireland ...


AirSpeed Telecom sets sights on Europe for growth
By 2002, new radio technologies were emerging and he could see that these had the real potential to offer an alternative telecommunications system to businesses all over Ireland, including in remote regions such as Donegal, Kerry and along the west ...

271 top Irish stars seek ban on fur farming
The Nationalist
The document included the names of 271 members of the Irish entertainment industry, who all joined her in a call for an immediate ban on fur farming in Ireland. ... ARAN - The Irish Animal rights network - produced this video regarding the topic in 2011.

Irish Examiner

From weight loss to same sex marriage: A video journey into Irish society
Irish Examiner
I decided to do my documentary on the struggles of circus animals in Ireland and ARAN's Circus Campaign. Many Circus's in Ireland use animals, and in a world where we have made so many advances in so many areas, its unjust to have our animal rights ...

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