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Irish Times

Huge water-carrying operation underway to Aran Islands
Irish Times
The massive operation is being undertaken by Galway County Council as agent for Irish Water and Council official Tony Kelly said it required a great deal of planning and management. “It is an expensive project because you're hiring boats and then you ...
Huge operation to deliver water to Aran IslandsIrish Examiner
Huge operation to bring water to remote Aran Islands during droughtIrishCentral
Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortagethejournal.ie
Irish Independent -Galway Advertiser
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Ferry water deliveries continue to Aran Island as drinking water shortage rolls on
FERRY DELIVERIES OF water are still being carried out by Irish Water and Galway County Council to Inis Meáin amid an ongoing water shortage on the Aran Island. A spokesperson for Irish Water told TheJournal.ie that the situation is being monitored “on ...
Islands pray for break in weather as water shipped outIrish Times
'Craggy Island' gets its waterHerald.ie

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StandĂşns shortlisted for retail award for second year
Galway Advertiser
Last year the store was named as one of the top 50 in Ireland, and this is one of many accolades for the popular store that also won 'Best of Galway', and 'Best of Aran Knitwear Quality and Value' in the Wall Street Journal. Cliona StandĂşn, manager of ...

Limerick Post

Animal act ban didn't prevent circus visit to Limerick
Limerick Post
Tom Duffy's Circus says its animals have been inspected three times in unannounced visits by official animal welfare officers in Northern Ireland over recent months. The circus claims that animals were found to be in “excellent condition” and animal ...

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Water supply on Aran islands at critical level
Galway Advertiser
A statement received from Irish Water on Tuesday said that it was “closely monitoring the situation on the Aran Islands and was working closely with, and taking guidance from Galway County Council on finalising a back-up water supply for the islands”.

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PoitĂ­n, Pimms, and popcorn with Thursdays at the Taibhdhearc
Galway Advertiser
Throughout September and into October, Thursdays at the Taibhdhearc, Scannáin ar Stáitse/Films on Stage, continues with John Huston, about his time in St Clerans, Craughwell; Siobhán, about Galway actress Siobhán Mc Kenna; Cré Na Cilla, based on the ...

Irish Examiner

Pier pressure sees Coast Guard open €1.9m station
Irish Examiner
Parking problems in Doolin village and close to the pier have occasionally delayed the launch of the rescue boat. The unit covers a wide area of north and west Clare, while the team is also responsible for Inis OĂ­rr, the smallest of the Aran Islands ...

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Irish Times

Offshore and on call: healthcare on Irish islands
Irish Times
... Ireland's small but highly effective offshore medical corps of doctors and nurses are trained for such close calls. In 1996, Mairéad Uí Fhlatharta gave birth to a daughter, Sorcha, in an Irish Coast Guard helicopter that was flying her from the ...

Irish Independent

Angela Scanlon 'Forget Paris and the Breton stripe jumpers - we've got the ...
Irish Independent
"I think we used to get a bad rap, but Ireland is producing top designers like Simone Rocha and Danielle Romeril. "Paris may have Breton stripe jumpers, but we have Aran knits," added the recently-married broadcaster. Scanlon was speaking at the launch ...

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Galway chair for Gaza
Irish Independent
... sought for the operation of a passenger ferry between the Aran Islands and the mainland. The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has advertised the contract, which will also include a connecting road transport service to and from Galway ...

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