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Aran Islands secondary school scheme awarded €450,000

Aran Islands secondary school scheme awarded €450,000

Post-Primary schools in the Aran Islands have been granted an allowance of up to €450,000 to help students from the mainland live and study there. The money will be allocated to f ...
Major conference on Connemara and Aran Islands tourism

Major conference on Connemara and Aran Islands tourism

A networking event for the local tourism industry in Connemara and the Aran Islands this month will look at steps taken to create a longer, more prosperous tourist season. The ...
Twelve sports groups in the city, county and Aran Islands get extra funding

Twelve sports groups in the city, county and Aran Islands get extra funding

Twelve sports around Galway have received more than €400,000 funding to upgrade their facilities. The money is being granted through the Sports Capital Programme, mainly for group ...
Hundreds of homes without power on Aran Islands overnight

Hundreds of homes without power on Aran Islands overnight

Hundreds of homes in the Aran Islands have been without electricity since yesterday evening. A fault is currently affecting the supply of electricity to 235 properties on the isla ...
Fantastic new extension to Aran Islands school nominated for top EU prize

Fantastic new extension to Aran Islands school nominated for top EU prize

A new extension to a school on the Aran Islands has been nominated for the Mies Award 2019, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of architecture. The extension to Colái ...
Deal struck to secure Aran Islands air service up to 2021

Deal struck to secure Aran Islands air service up to 2021

A major breakthrough has been made in securing the future of air travel to the Aran Islands with a deal to help extend services up to 2021. The Department of Culture, Heritage, an ...
The Aran Islands are Galway’s hottest spot on Instagram

The Aran Islands are Galway’s hottest spot on Instagram

The Aran Islands are the most popular place in Galway on social media, featuring in more Instagram posts than anywhere in the city or county. 73,555 posts on Instagram have been m ...
Aran Islands Gaelscoil unable to find enough teachers with Irish for all subjects

Aran Islands Gaelscoil unable to find enough teachers with Irish for all subjects

Coláiste Gnobnáit Gaelscoil on Inis Oírr will be teaching several of its subjects through English this year due to a lack of qualified gaelgeoirs. The secondary school on Inis Oír ...
Aran Islands secondary schools to receive extra funding and teachers

Aran Islands secondary schools to receive extra funding and teachers

Secondary schools on all the Aran Islands will receive an extra  €15,000 a year and additional teachers under the Gaeltacht School Recognition Scheme. Minister for Education and S ...
Aer Árann to end flights to Aran Islands this year

Aer Árann to end flights to Aran Islands this year

Aer Árann has given notice for termination of its PSO contract for the Aran Islands and will end flights to the islands by the end of December this year. RTÉ reports that the co ...
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