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Galway Advertiser
Galway Atlantaquaria is currently caring for an extremely rare Slipper Lobster found off Aran recently. This is the first recorded landing of this species this far into the Atlantic north — The last time this species was discovered so far from its ...
Galway In Days Gone By
Connacht Tribune Group
Connacht Tribune Group
The Naomh Eanna ferry, which served the Aran Islands for decades, is pictured at Galway Port in 1980, with the huge container crane in the background which was never used as Galway Port failed to develop container traffic and became it something of ...
Ireland's newest brewery Lough Gill reveal four core beers set to hit Irish market as Ward family continue to do ...
The Irish Sun
The Irish Sun
Lough Gill, Ireland's newest brewery (or at least, it was when last I checked – these days it can be daunting to keep up) has been rolling out its first cans with a decent dose of tongue-in-cheek. Two of its beers, Thieving Bastards, a 5% pale ale, and ...
Gurley wins Bronze at Track World Cup
Galway Independent
Galway Independent
Galway cyclist Lydia Gurley sensationally secured a bronze medal win in the Women's Scratch Race in the third round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in the Alcides Nieto Patino Velodrome in Cali, Colombia at the weekend. In an aggressive race, Gurley ...
My Round – Whiskey distilleries in season as Guinness unveils plans to make their own whiskey in Dublin
The Irish Sun
The Irish Sun
Before its closure in 1926, the original distillery, located just a stone's throw away from the planned site, was one of the most productive in Ireland, if not the world. It is now a part of the Digital Hub and remains home to St Patrick's Tower, the ...
Input sought for new Connemara & Aran tourism plan
Connacht Tribune Group
Connacht Tribune Group
Failte Ireland is seeking the input of local communities across Connemara to develop a new visitor experience development plan for the area. The initiative aims to ensure continued growth in visitor numbers by extending the tourism season and spreading ...
Rare Slipper Lobster Found Off Aran Islands
According to the Marine Institute, this is the first recorded landing of the warm ocean species at this latitude in the North Atlantic, after previous reports Kerry and Cork in the last decade. The latest find was landed by skipper John Connolly of the ...
Fastest Ever Crossing Time Service to Aran Islands to Make Spring Debut in Doolin
Speaking to Afloat at Holiday World Show, Dublin, Liam O'Brien, Director of Doolin Ferries, commented that the 200-passenger ferry, Doolin Express will from April, offer the fastest crossing time to the Aran Islands in just 15 minutes. The new ferry ...
Dad of missing Irish actor asks public to 'keep a look out' for his son as search continues in waters around Ireland
The Irish Sun
The Irish Sun
“Anyone who lives near the sea in the Clare, Aran Islands and Galway Coastline please keep a look out if walking by the sea.” The message concluded: “Thank you all for your prayers and please share. Conor.” While the official search was stood down last ...
Irish American News
She goes on to add, “The wool is bought by a 300 year old mill in Kerry and the Aran sweater is created in the identity stitches of families that once inhabited our coastline. It is here where i marry the old with the new world and stitch the pearls of ...
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