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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...

Aran Islands lifeboat performs medical evacuation in Storm Lorenzo

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat carried out a medical evacuation from Inis Meain today as the seas began to turn in the early stages...

Aer Arann flights to continue for another four months

Flights to and from the Aran Islands will continue on their regular schedule until the end of January under a four month contract extension...

Kyne heads government committee on developing the islands

The sustainable development of Ireland's islands will be the focus of a newly formed inter-departmental government committee starting work this month. Galway West TD and...

Drone delivers insulin to the Aran Islands in world first

In a world first achievement of it's kind, insulin was delivered to the Aran Islands by drone thanks to a team led by researchers...

Missing US Navy boat found floating off Inis Oirr

A boat belonging to the US Navy was found in the water off Inis Oirr by a local ferry company a year after going...

Aran Islands lifeboat carries out two medical evacuations within hours

The volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew in the Aran Islands had a busy day earlier this week, getting called to two medical evacuations within hours...
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