Author: Marcela Gemmell

St. Patrick’s Day on the Aran Islands

St. Patrick’s Day – is probably one of the most well- known feast days throughout the world. It is celebrated in numerous countries outside of Ireland as well as here on the “Emerald Isle” and in many cases with parades much larger than you would even see here. It is estimated that 70 million worldwide join in the celebrations on this day.   When we think of St. Patrick’s Day we automatically think of green, from the beautiful fresh Shamrock to food and green beer and everything in between.   But how much do we actually know about St....

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Marcella Gemmell – Fate, Hope & Love; The Book

My name is Marcella Gemmell and I recently had my first novel published on Amazon Worldwide and Amazon Kindle. The book is called “Fate, Hope & Love” it is a modern day story of a girl called Jessica who lives in Galway City but is originally from the Aran Islands. My inspiration for this book comes initially from the fact that I am a hopeless romantic who believes in Fate, Hope and Love and also inspiration from living in the beautiful city of Galway and my long love affair, with the Aran Islands. Sometimes in life you are given...

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The Aran Islands

Guide to the three Aran Islands, Inis Mor Island, Inis Meain Island, Inis Oirr Island.
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