Category: Food

An Aran Islands Steak

The other morning I saw some farmers moving cattle ‘cows’ and getting ready for the...

The rights of Spring

The season has changed and once again the glorious light of spring bathes the Islands in its...

Je suis Charlie

To all our French compatriots our thoughts are with you. – The Aran...

Óiche Nollag na mBan

The festive season on the island is one of great joy. And the void of the anti climatic feeling...

Beannachtaí na Nollag

As we prepare for the festive season on Aran, out searching for Holly and Ivy to decorate the...

Aonach na Nollaig 2014

  There is a great sense of community on these islands and it is shown in many ways. At this...

The ubiquitous spud

As we send our commiserations to our celtic cousins in ecosse and hope that there engagement with...

Aran Summer Produce

It really is summer when all the hard work of tilling the fields at last begins to show. Seeing...

A Good Read

The last few days have been almost tropical with high humidity on Inis Mor. We must consider...

Pears at sunset

Its not very often in the West of Ireland that we have Mediterranean days. But when we do, there...

Delicious Berries

  Along the Boreens on Inis Mor Island in the summer you often come across wild strawberries...

Foraging on Aran

During the early summer there is an abundance of wild edible produce from strawberries, seaweed,...

A simple summer salad.

  Visitors to our islands are in awe of our barren landscape and often wonder where do we...

The Sea Delivers

  Walking along the remains of the road towards Frenchmans beach after one of the many storms...

Ransom / Allium Ursinum

  After a long and bitter winter one of the first signs of spring along with the primroses...

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The Aran Islands
Guide to the three Aran Islands, Inis Mor Island, Inis Meain Island, Inis Oirr Island. © 2017 aranislands.ie