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Bualadh Bos to stage The Cripple of Inishmaan

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IN 1934, on Inis Meáin in the Aran Islands, there is great excitement when news arrives that a Hollywood film is being made on the neighbouring island of Inis Mór.

The Cripple of Inishmaan in Kinvara

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IN 1934, on Inis Meáin in the Aran Islands, there is great excitement when news arrives that a Hollywood film is being made on the neighbouring island of Inis Mór.

Aran survey of spoken Irish to be launched in city tomorrow

Former NUI Galway Registrar and Deputy President, Professor Nollaig Mac Congáil will launch Dr SéamAs Ó Direáin’s A Survey of Spoken Irish in the Aran Islands, Co. Galway on Friday, 9 October at 1.30pm in Áras na Gaeilge, NUI Galway.

Aer Árainn, the early years

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There was a ferry service to the Aran Islands in the 1960s, but the ship could only dock at Inis Mór. In 1969 Colie Hernon wrote a letter to The Irish Times complaining of the inadequate transport facilities to the islands, which prompted Hayden Lawford to conduct an aerial survey of Inis Mór. Meanwhile Ralph Langan, whose business was fruit wholesaling in Galway, and who had problems shipping fresh fruit to the islands, had also seen Colie’s letter.

 

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