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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.

Just Guff on Inis Oírr

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WHAT IS it like to be a dedicated member of a political party, working your way up through the ranks, believing in all the party stands for, and then, to see that certainty and belief shattered?

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.

Ó Cuív demands that Aran Island air services be upgraded

The current air services to the Aran Islands need to be upgraded so it becomes feasible for aircrafts with capacity of up to 20 seats to provide flights to and from the islands.

Aran Islands RNLI comes to aid of stricken yacht off Straw Island last weekend

Aran Islands RNLI volunteers were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 5.20pm on Saturday by the Irish Coast Guard as a yacht with one onboard was experiencing engine difficulty north east of Straw Island.

Enjoy a short break in Aran

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If you are planning a weekend away or a short break and looking for the perfect destination, the answer might be closer than you think. Inis Mór, the largest island, offers spectacular landscapes, a fascinating history, and a level of tranquillity that is hard to match, all just a short boat journey away.

An Criú - Macnas artists exhibit on Inis Oírr

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A GROUP of Macnas artists will hold their second visual art exhibition on Inis Oírr, with An Criú, a "theme-less, aim-less, point-less cross-disciplinary" show of sculpture, painting, video, and sound.

Magnificent family home in Barna

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O’Donnellan & Joyce has been instructed to bring to the market this magnificent four/five bed family home in the exclusive and well established area of Furrymelia East, just outside but within walking distance of the picturesque village of Barna, a village renowned for its magnificent coastline beaches, superb restaurants, and the four star Twelve Hotel, located in the centre of the village.

 

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