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The business case for the redevelopment of Inis Oírr pier is at "an advanced stage" and is likely to be signed off by Minister Heather Humphreys in the coming weeks.
Exciting new ferry route with a twist or should we say detour to be launched by Aran Island Ferries this summer. The route setting sail from the Docks in Galway city to Inis Mór will enable locals to explore their own county and perhaps even others in a different way.
Students from Coláiste Naomh Eoin on Inis Meáin have won the 2020 ESB Engineers of Imagination award at ESB Creative Tech Fest for developing an interactive small raft using circuitry and motors.
November 1920 was a bloody month in Galway with the killing of Eileen Quinn, Fr Michael Griffin, Michael Moran, and Harry and Patrick Loughnane. D Company Auxiliaries had made their presence felt.
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?
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.
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.
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.
The Galway City Museum will reopen its doors to the public on Tuesday July 21 at 10am.
"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.