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Etext - The Aran islands
BY JOHN M. SYNGE
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The real deal Aran sweaters in the middle of Galway city  IrishCentralAnne O'Maille knows her knits! All the colors of the rainbow - the history and tradition of the handmade Aran Island sweaters at O'Maille's Original House of Style ...
Drone successfully delivers medicine to Aran Islands in ‘lifesaving first’  The Irish TimesNUI Galway project hailed by locals after transferring diabetes medication from mainland.
NUIG researchers use drone technology to deliver medication to Aran Islands  BreakingNews.ieResearchers at NUI Galway have made aviation history by using drone technology to deliver diabetes medication to the Aran Islands and collect a patient's ...
Drone delivery of medication to Aran Islands a ‘keystone moment’  The Irish TimesA drone has been used to deliver diabetes medication to the Aran Islands, the first time in the world that the technology has been used for diabetes management ...
Diabetes Drone: Galway researchers complete 'world's first' diabetes medicine drop to isolated Aran Islands via drone  Irish PostRESEARCHERS FROM the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) have successfully used a drone to drop insulin from Connemara to the Aran Islands.
10 INCREDIBLE things to do and see on the Aran Islands  Ireland Before You DieThe Aran Islands are a group of islands located off the coast of Galway on the West coast of Ireland. Sitting in the wild Atlantic Ocean, these three islands are ...
Mystery surrounds US naval boat washed up on Aran Island  The Irish TimesDrone-style vessel is used for gunnery training and may have drifted 5500km across Atlantic.
Advertiser.ie - Aran people astounded by French habits  Galway Advertiser'Them French are queer, I don't understand them at all. They will give good money for snails and frogs. My young fellow got a bottle of cognac for a bucket full of ...
Mystery of US Coast Guard boat in Irish waters has finally been solved  IrishCentralA vessel believed to be from the US Coast Guard has washed up in Irish waters. On Monday afternoon, the Doolin Ferry Company spotted the boat floating in the ...
Aran Islands lifeboat carries out two medical evacuations within hours  Galway DailyThe volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew in the Aran Islands had a busy day earlier this week, getting called to two medical evacuations within hours of each other.
Margaret Atwood to take part in a very special event in Galway next year  Her.ieMargaret Atwood has announced another event in Ireland next year as the official programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture has been ...
Aran Sweater Market has profits all wrapped up  The TimesAran Sweater Market, purveyor of the famed woolly jumpers to tourists, enjoyed a 55% jump in profits to €5.9m in the year to February, writes Brian Carey.
Year of culture: Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture line-up revealed  The Irish TimesSearch for 2020 people for community cast for Olympics-style opening spectacle.
Kyne heads government committee on developing the islands  Galway DailyThe sustainable development of Ireland's islands will be the focus of a newly formed inter-departmental government committee starting work this month.
Best things to see and do in Galway as it's named European Capital of Culture  Mirror OnlineGalway in Ireland has been named the European Capital of Culture for 2020 and there are some exciting events lined up to celebrate.
Embracing Galway in the heart of Chicago | Arts & Leisure  Irish EchoBy Mike Houlihan. Ireland is a preview of heaven. There is no more beautiful place in the world than Eire. And Galway is Ireland's cultural heart: home to artists, ...
Funding sanctioned to support sport and language skills in 46 Galway schools  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – Almost 350 thousand euro has been allocated to 46 Galway schools to support sports and language skills. The Department of ...
Insulin delivery opens way for drone corridors to islands  Galway AdvertiserThe possibility of a planned drone corridor linking Galway's islands and the mainland to be used for the delivery of critical medicines moved a step closer this ...
Team sends life-saving insulin to a remote island via drone  msnNOWAn international team of scientists and health care workers have completed the world's first drone insulin delivery -- dropping off the life-saving medicine to a ...
Death Notices Friday 30th August, 2019.  Galway Bay FM1 Dublin Road, Tuam. Reposing at Burn's Funeral Home, Tuam on Sunday from 6. Removal at 8 to Cathedral of the Assumption, Tuam. Mass for Joe Murphy on ...
Galway to benefit from new SEAI funds  Galway AdvertiserHouseholds, businesses, and community and voluntary organisations in Galway have an opportunity to lower their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint, ...
Shark-catching off the coast of Ireland  The Irish TimesFrom the Archive: Angling expert Richard Burrows reported on the sport of shark-angling in his Irish Times column.
Seven Galway businesses shortlisted for food and hospitality awards  Galway AdvertiserFrom five star hotels and cosy cafés to the country's finest chefs and street food trucks, the shortlist for the Georgina Campbell 2020 Irish Food & Hospitality ...
Clare Island Film Festival to screen Man of Aran  Mayo NewsFILM All aboard for this seventh edition of the Clare Island Film Festival, which takes place from September 5 to 8.
Two Medical Evacuations For Aran Islands Lifeboat On Wednesday  AfloatTwo people were evacuated from the Aran Islands for medical reasons by the area's RNLI lifeboat on Wednesday 28 August.
Autonomous drone delivers diabetes medication to a remote Irish island  CNBCAutonomous drone technology has been used to deliver diabetes medication to a location off the west coast of Ireland. In an announcement Monday, the ...
How to plan the perfect budget vacation to Ireland  IrishCentralTrying to plan an affordable trip to Ireland? From free attractions to backpacking destinations, from the off-peak season to charming hostels and B&Bs, here's ...
Who is Cillian Murphy's wife? What you need to know about Yvonne McGuinness  Irish MirrorCork star Cillian is notoriously private, and little is known about his marriage.
The Irish Natives Hoping For World Cup Glory With Other Nations  Balls.ieAs always the Rugby World Cup will boast a sizeable hue of green. But the Irish influence isn't confined to Joe Schmidt's camp alone. Such is the standard of ...
Robert Flaherty and Tim Robinson mapping the Aran Islands  The NationalLAST week we talked about JM Synge's writing about the Aran Islands, from the first decade of the 20th century. By the time we reach that other…
These 10 epic places in Ireland could change your life  Ireland Before You DieIreland is depicted time and again as a magical place—a place of ancient lands and tall tales, pastoral postcard-worthy settings, and dramatic landscapes.
NUIG drone completes first delivery of essential diabetes meds  Small BusinessNUI Galway (NUIG) has made aviation history with the successful delivery of diabetes prescription medications from Connemara to Inis Mór. Medications and a ...
Missing US Navy boat found floating off Inis Oirr  Galway DailyA boat belonging to the US Navy was found in the water off Inis Oirr by a local ferry company a year after going missing on the other side of the Atlantic.
Increase in single adults becoming homeless in Galway  Connacht Tribune GroupGalway Bay fm newsroom – There is an increase in single adults becoming homeless in Galway according to COPE Galway. This week the Department of ...
Deathnotices Tuesday 27th August, 2019  Galway Bay FMLisaleen, Kilconly, Tuam. Reposing at Glynn's Funeral Home, High Street, Tuam tomorrow Wednesday from 5. Removal at 7:30 to St. Conleth's Church, Kilconly.
Special mass at Galway Cathedral to mark anniversary of Pope John Pauls visit to Galway  Connacht Tribune GroupGalway Bay fm newsroom – Galway Cathedral is to hold a special mass next month to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Pope John Paul's visit to Galway.
Irish provinces name teams for second round of Celtic Cup action  The42ALL FOUR PROVINCES have named their 'A' teams for the second round of Celtic Cup action, with Leinster, Ulster and Connacht all hoping to build on their ...
The 10 most romantic honeymoon destinations in Ireland  Ireland Before You DieIreland is a hotspot for newlyweds who come to celebrate having tied the knot with their soulmate. With an ancient past like no other, the island offers a certain ...
Lord of the isles: How JM Synge captured the spirit of the Aran Islands  The NationalJOHN Millington Synge and Hugh MacDiarmid were very different but both wrote vital prose about, and made a poetry out of, islands. Synge's prose…
Diabetes Drone: Ireland Team Completes BVLOS Insulin Delivery  DroneLifeResearchers at NUI Galway, Ireland, have completed the world's first BVLOS delivery of prescription medication and blood samples for diabetes care.
Ireland's Dead Centre Brings HAMNET To BAM  Broadway WorldIreland's Dead Centre presents Hamnet as part of Artistic Director David Binder's first Next Wave season, in which every artist is making their BAM debut.
Death Notices Saturday 31st August, 2019  Galway Bay FMGarryard, Killimor, Ballinasloe. Reposing at St. Joseph's Centre, Killimor tomorrow Sunday from 4 until 8. Removal on Monday to St. Joseph's Church, Killimor to ...
Samantha Power: I called Hillary Clinton a monster, but I didn’t mean it  The Irish TimesObama's UN ambassador on her traumatic Irish childhood, Trump and 'that' interview.
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 ...
Emerald isles: Ireland's most beautiful islands  CNNThe coastline around Ireland is scattered with hundreds of islands. How to choose? Here are 10 of the most beautiful from Skellig Michael to Cape Clear.
Galway City's Direct Old Aran Islands Ferry Service to be Restored  AfloatFerries from Galway City to the Aran Islands will after a lenghtly absence make their return to Galway Docks – with the announcement that Island Ferri...
Ex-Connacht star MacGinty among four Irish players included in USA Rugby World Cup squad  The42FORMER CONNACHT STAR AJ MacGinty has been included in USA's 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup. MacGinty, who also represented USA ...
Best in class: Kitchen countertops  The Irish TimesFrom highly polished natural stone to seamless and organic, the choices are endless.
Over 8 million euro for local authority mortgage applications in city  Connacht Tribune GroupGalway Bay fm newsroom – A total of almost 8 and a half million euro has been allocated to the city council for applications under the Rebuilding Ireland Home ...
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 ...
Reinventing the Aran jumper: trumpet sleeves and ornate designs  The Irish TimesTrumpet sleeves and ornate designs make these designs stand out from the crowd.
Fianna Fáil calls for Minister to clarify why some graduate nurses will not be retained by UHG  Connacht Tribune GroupGalway Bay fm newsroom – Fianna Fail's spokesperson for health is calling on Minister Simon Harris to clarify reports that only a small number of student nurses ...
Advertiser.ie - How Aran looked in the 1930s  Galway AdvertiserWhen Thomas H Mason stepped onto the pier at Kilronan, Inishmór, in the summer of 1932, he described his feelings of surprise and sense of confusion. Writing ...
Unmanned Drone Delivers Healthcare Supplies To Island In Ireland  pymnts.comAn autonomous drone was used to deliver medical supplies to a remote island in Ireland, according to a report by CNBC. The delivery shows the promise of the ...
John Spillane: On My Culture Radar  The Irish TimesThe singer-songwriter on Mick Flannery's musical, Damien Dempsey's collaboration with Katie Tempest, classic film Il Postino and Cillian Murphy's piercing ...
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 ...
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 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.
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.
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.
10 Fangtastic Family Midterm Escapes To Go On This Halloween  Lovin.ieCan you believe it's Autumn already? Where did that year go? I'm in shock.That being said, I'm quite enjoying the change in seasons. There's something *fresh* ...
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.
Shannon RFC player to make first Connacht start  Limerick LeaderA SHANNON RFC scrum-half is set to make his first start for Connacht today, Saturday, in Wales. The exciting Aran Hehir has been named in the Connacht Eagl.
10 One of a Kind Boston Mementos Every Townie Needs [Sponsored Content]  Boston magazineThis eclectic collection of limited edition souvenirs from Bostons in Florida to France are the perfect way to show off your global Boston pride.
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.
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 ...
Tender to be advertised for Aran Islands air service  Galway Bay FMGalway Bay fm newsroom – The tender for the Aran Islands air *service* will be advertised in the coming weeks. It comes as the temporary contract with Galway ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 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 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 ...
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 ...
Aran Island residents win award for pioneering programme on sustainable energy  The Irish TimesSustainable Energy Awards also honour Gurteen College for 'ambitious' energy plan.
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.
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.
Cillian Murphy wife: How wife Yvonne gets 'frustrated' with Peaky Blinders star  ExpressCILLIAN MURPHY is one of Ireland's most celebrated actors and has had great success in his role as Thomas Shelby in the drama series Peaky Blinders.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aran jumper myths debunked  Irish TimesIt is said the stitches in Aran jumpers were like unique family crests. Could this be true?
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 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Sustaining our treasured islands  RTE.ieJuliette Gash travelled to some of the 27 enchanting islands off the west coast to find out about the long-term challenges faced by the 2700 people who live ...
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 RNLI Lifeboat Carries out Double Medical Evacuation off Inis Mór  AfloatAran Islands RNLI came to the aid of two people yesterday evening (Bank Holiday Monday 5 August) who required medical attention off the islands.
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 ...
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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