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Aran jumper myths debunked
Irish TimesWe all know what urban myths are, and the same ones tend to turn up again and again. Like the old chestnut one of the driver picking up the hitch-hiker. He drives her to the destination, but when they get there, she has vanished. When he goes to knock ...
Savage Beauty: New tourism strategy shoots for 'true essence' of Aran Islands and Connemara
Independent.ieA new Visitor Development Plan wants to encourage visitors to stay longer and spend more in Connemara and the Aran Islands. Wildly romantic, rugged, diverse and integral to the Wild Atlantic Way, the iconic locations inspire breathtaking adventures and ...
FĂˇilte Ireland Launches New Tourism Plan For Connemara Coast ...
Hospitality IrelandFĂˇilte Ireland has launched a Visitor Experience Development Plan for the Connemara Coast and Aran Islands to encourage continued growth in visitor numbers to the region by extending the tourism season and spreading business across all parts of the ...
New university archive will store film documenting Ireland's past
Irish TimesAmong the films in the IFI archive is footage shot in 1939 on the Aran Islands by painter Sean Keating. â€śYou can see what a fantastic eye he had. Not only are these a great record of the islands in the 1930s, they are beautiful images,â€ť Ms O'Connell ...
Tory Islanders and the 'Queen of Aran'
Irish TimesThe island has been inhabited for over 5,000 years but is the most remote of all Ireland's populated islands. Its ferry must negotiate nine miles of some of the most treacherous currents in the Atlantic Ocean. It is in many ways because of this ...
Aran sweater adult onesie is the thing you need to get though winter
IrishCentralWhat's better than an Aran sweater? An Aran knit adult onesie that covers your entire body! We found it: the ultimate winter outfit to brave the snow, Storm Emma, the Beast from the East, an epic lounge session on your couch, whatever life may throw at ...
MĂˇirtĂn Ă“ DireĂˇin remembered: patrols, paramilitaries and poetry
Irish TimesBorn on Aran in 1910, raised with Irish, he had to go to Galway to find work and then onwards to Dublin and the Civil Service in that part of Ireland that was newly independent. He is part of that founding trinity of contemporary poetry in Irish â€“ SeĂˇn ...
TripAdvisor reveals its Top 10 Irish destinations for 2018
Independent.ieDublin tops TripAdvisor's ranking of Irish destinations this year, but the list is dominated by holiday hotspots in the west. No fewer than seven of Ireland's Top 10 destinations are on the west coast, according to the travel giant's annual Travellers ...
Stepping into history on the island of Inisheer
IrishCentralA scenic trip to Inisheer, smallest of the Aran Islands, off coast of Galway and Clare. Perhaps the best-known group of islands off Ireland's coast, The Aran Islands are renowned for their history, Irish culture and stunning natural beauty. They are ...
Gardai appealing for witnesses after serious damage caused to ...
Galway Bay FM
Galway Bay FMAlmost five thousand euro worth of damage was caused to an Inis MĂłr pub following a robbery on Saturday morning. Joe Watty's Pub in Kilronan was broken into in the early hours of St. Patrick's Day and almost five hundred euro worth of cash and ...
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