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A workshop on dry stone walling will take place in Inis Oírr next month.
WHETHER IT be Robert Flaherty’s Man Of Aran or that legendary Guinness advert from the late 1970s, the Aran Islands have held a fascination for film-makers.
JM SYNGE is best known as a playwright but he was also a keen photographer and his photos are currently on exhibition in the Áras Éanna Arts Centre on Inis Oírr.
Picturesque Inis Oírr scooped one of the top awards at 2010 All-Island Pride of Place competition with The Latin Quarter in Galway city and Letterfrack also doing well by taking runner up awards.
Thirteen swimmers, triathletes and lifeguards are taking part in intensive training for a charity swim from the Aran Islands to Doolin in Co Clare.
Seamus Heaney described the Aran Islands as “three stepping stones out of Europe”; Inisheer is the smallest of the three Aran Islands in Co Galway. However Inisheer is closer to Co Clare and is an extension of the famous Burren with its rugged landscapes and beautiful flora.
The newly opened health centre on Inis Oírr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, will serve a population of almost 250 people, ranging in age from the very young to the very old.
Next year’s Tedfest will take place over two 'Craggy Islands', Inis Mor from February 25 to 28, and Inis Oirr from March 4 to 7. Organisers hope this will finally end the long running feud between the islands and prevent the threatened break away Dickfest taking place on the smaller island.