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The story behind Inis Oirr's Plassey Shipwreck

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Appearing in the opening sequence of the beloved comedy series Fr Ted, on the foreshore of Craggy Island, the world famous Plassey Shipwreck is definitely one of Inis Oirr's must see locations. But are you familiar with the story of how the steam trawler found its way on to the land?

Inishmore house with spectacular views for auction

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Obtaining planning permission to build a house on any of the Aran Islands is a very difficult task, to say the least. In an effort to keep the Islands from being over developed, the restrictions attached to those who apply to erect a dwelling will all but eliminate anyone who Is not a native Islander. So, when an existing house comes to the market for sale, there are always a number of buyers waiting in the wings, with a view to purchasing on what is considered one of the most stunning locations in Ireland.

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.

Galway City Museum ready to re-open with two new exhibitions

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The Galway City Museum will reopen its doors to the public on Tuesday July 21 at 10am.

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.

Government must 'not row back' on delivering new Inis Oírr pier, says Farrell

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The Government must not be allowed "row back on delivery of the pier development" for InisOírr as promised under the Capital Investment Plan 2016-2020.

Detached home in a prestigous location overlooking Galway Bay

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No 3 Renville Village is a large detached four bedroom home offering excellent space in a popular location beside Galway Bay. Constructed circa 1995, the property is part of an exclusive development beside Galway Bay Golf Club Resort and Renville Park.

Inis Meain water treatment plant back in production

The water treatment plant on Inis Meain is back in production following a power outage on the island due to storm conditions.

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.


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