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Aran Islands RNLI called for multiple medical incidents in one morning

It was a busy start to the week for the Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat crew as they were sent running back and forth for...

Aran Islands lifeboat rescues fishing boat drifting to the rocks with no engines

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of a fishing boat that was drifting towards the rocks after losing engine power last...

Get away from it all at Ballinalacken Castle Country House Hotel

If you’re thinking of getting away from it all for a staycation this holiday season, then Ballinalacken Castle Country House Hotel & Restaurant is...

Two islands to benefit from over €190,000 in grants

Two Galway islands will benefit from over €190,000 in grants announced today by the Department of Rural and Community Development.Inis Mór and Inishbofin as...

Yet another yacht rescued off the coast of Galway

Yet another yacht in trouble off the coast of Galway was rescued by the RNLI this week, after the Aran Islands lifeboat came to...

Nightly water restrictions on Inis Oírr removed

Night time water restrictions on Inis Oírr have been lifted as of today, due to recent rain improving the reserve levels on the island.Water...

Aran Islands residents raise concerns about potential COVID outbreak

Medical staff and 'adequate procedures' must be in place on the Aran Islands in the event of a coronavirus outbreak, following reports of another...

Water restrictions lifted on two of the Aran Islands

Water restrictions which have been in place on the Aran Islands since late April have been lifted on Inis Mór and Inis Meain after...

Aran Islands lifeboat performs two medical evacuations in a matter of hours

Two medical evacuations from the Aran Islands were carried out within just a few hours of each other by the islands' volunteer lifeboat crew...

Galway TD seeks clarity on resuming travel to the islands

Amid the acceleration of the plan to reopen Ireland and ease lockdown restrictions, Galway West TD Eamon Ó Cuív has asked when people will...

Weekly live gigs keeping the islanders connected through COVID-19

The most westerly arts centre in Europe is playing a huge part in keeping people connected throughout the coronavirus lockdown, even at a time...

Aran Islands Ferries adding Ireland’s largest ferry to its fleet

Aran Island Ferries clearly isn't worried about business dropping off in the future, with the announcement that their newest fleet addition will be Ireland's...

No visiting the offshore islands until mid August

The government has said that travel to the offshore islands for visitors won't resume until August 10, when the country enters the final phase...

Night time water restrictions imposed on Aran Islands

Night time water restrictions have been imposed on two of the Aran Islands in response to a massive increase in demand in recent days. Irish...

Aran Islands lifeboat carries out two medical evacuations in 24 hours

Though current circumstances mean there are far fewer people on the water than in a regular sunny April, that doesn't mean the Aran Islands...

RNLI volunteers get ready for a Perfect Storm this Christmas

As Christmas approaches, RNLI lifeboat crews based in Galway city, Clifden and the Aran Islands are issuing their own call for help as they...

Government to buy Connemara Airport for €2.75 million

The government will pay €2.75 million to purchase Connemara Airport after agreeing to a deal this week. The decision to go ahead with the purchase...

Aran Islands RNLI carry out two medical evacuations in one day

The Aran Islands RNLI all-weather lifeboat was called out twice in quick succession to carry out medical evacuations on Wednesday. The Aran Islands volunteer lifeboat...

Aran Islands Co-op Recycling Project wins top national award

The Aran Islands Co-op Recycling Project (Athchursail Árann) has been awarded the top prize at the 2019 Pakman Awards. It won the Overall Pakman Award...

Almost €100,000 approved for Inis Mór coastal protection

Funding for coastal repair works on Inis Mór to the tune of €97,500 has been allocated this week. Galway West TD and Minister of State...
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