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Aran Islands ferry on its way from Hong Kong

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Ireland’s largest domestic ferry, Saoirse na Farraige to be operated by Aran Island Ferries, is on its way to Galway from Hong Kong, becoming the sixth ferry in their fleet.

Eco-friendly Ilen sets sail today for Aran Islands

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Ireland’s only surviving wooden sail cargo vessel revived a tradition lost a century ago when it embarked on a symbolic series of sustainable wind-powered supply trips to islands on the south and west coasts on Sunday. And today (Thursday) it sets off on a journey from Baltimore to the Aran Islands.

TD raises concern over potential Covid-19 outbreak on Aran Islands

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Concerns have been raised over a potential Covid-19 outbreak on the Aran Islands, following a detection of a Covid-19 case on Inis Mór last week.

Connelly demands clarity on when the Aran Islands will re-open

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"Certainty" is needed as to when it will be safe to re-open up the Aran Islands, especially as the lack of clarity on the issue is causing "great distress" to islanders.

Oranmore dentist honoured for excellence of treatment of Aran accident victim

An Oranmore based dentist has been named ‘Connacht Dentist of the Year for the quality of the care and the kindness she provided to a young boy who suffered a dental injury in a bike accident.

Aerfort Chonamara purchase will ‘provide certainty’ to Aran Islanders says Kyne

The purchase of Aerfort Chonamara by the State for €2.75 million, will, “provide certainty and assurance to the communities on Inis Mór, Inis Meáin, and Inis Oírr”, a leading Galway TD has said.

Islanders to be consulted on new national islands policy

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People living on the Aran Islands and Inishbofin are to consulted on the development of the Government's new national policy for the islands, Aire don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin, Seán Kyne, has confirmed.

Aran people astounded by French habits

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‘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 snails.’

How Aran looked in the 1930s

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When 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 in his masterly The Islands of Ireland * he realised that he was plunged into an Ireland he did not recognise. As an Irishman coming from the east coast, and geographically still in Ireland - he believed that he could have been 1,000 miles from Dublin.

How Aran looked in the 1930s

When 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 in his masterly The Islands of Ireland * he realised that he was plunged into an Ireland he did not recognise. As an Irishman coming from the east coast, and geographically still in Ireland - he believed that he could have been 1,000 miles from Dublin.

 

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