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An Aran Islands Day Trip

An Aran Islands Day Trip

    Take a day trip to the Aran Islands for an authentic Irish experience. Here you can get away from...

Top Ten Things to do

Top Ten Things to do

About Inis Mor (Inishmore) Island Inis Mór is the largest of the three Aran...

Flying into a new dawn

Flying into a new dawn

The first days of the new year have bought a reprieve from storms Eva , Desmond, and Frank which battered the western...

Ferragosto on Aran

Ferragosto on Aran

At present we are inundated with Italian and French visitors coming to enjoy the peace, calm, and cool weather we have...

Arancini

Arancini

The name above has nothing to do with the Aran Islands perse. In Italian it means little oranges. I remember it whilst...

Aran ways and Aran Days

Aran ways and Aran Days

  I was struck very forcibly while watching the epic hurling match on Sunday at how, we Irish are different to...

Arriving on wonderful Aran

Arriving on wonderful Aran

There is something more than symbolic in leaving the mainland and traveling across to ocean to an offshore island,...

The Man of the Sea.

The Man of the Sea.

While I was sitting having my breakfast today I heard on the radio that there were to be a number of ceremonies,...

Gleann Na Ndeor – Inis Mór

Gleann Na Ndeor – Inis Mór

I decided to embrace the rhythm of the island and sleep with the curtains open. The sunrise either crept in stealthily...

Aran Island Journey

Aran Island Journey

  The Aran Islands, they sound exotic, perched off the coast of Ireland, next stop Newfoundland. All I knew of...

Limestone Everyhere

Limestone Everyhere

Chris Mullineux posted a photo: and a sign showing the rough direction to the Black Fort

On the Edge

On the Edge

mmsons posted a photo: Hiking to the Black Fort, an Iron Age ruin, out on Inis Mor, one of the remote Aran Islands off...

ARAN CALLING

ARAN CALLING

We all remember, in vivid detail, defining moments of life. Those times, tragically and joyfully,  when circumstance...

If Aran was a Child

If Aran was a Child

I'd don't think I would be pushing it to say that the Child of Aran is one of the most blessed and fortunate children...

WHERE THE WILD GARLIC GROWS

WHERE THE WILD GARLIC GROWS

When John Millington Synge, premier playwright and Aran archivists, wrote in his book, THE ARAN ISLANDS, that “no two...

SAND, STONES, AND STORIES

SAND, STONES, AND STORIES

The Aran Islands hold stories. Stories told as only the Irish people can tell them. But they don’t stop there. If we...