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Aran Islands Culture & History

Aran Islands — Aran Islands — Category: "Aran Islands Culture & History"
Aran Islands in the Movies

Aran Islands in the Movies

In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of...

Island Daily Life

Island Daily Life

The chief source of livelihood on the islands is fishing, tourism and farming. Fishing includes both on-shore and...

Island Writers

Island Writers

The islands are renowned for their writers. One of Ireland’s foremost Irish language poets of the 20th century Máirtín...

The Aran Sweater

The Aran Sweater

The Aran (or Arran) jumper/sweatertakes its name from the Aran Islands, was popular in the fishing villages on and...

The Man of Aran Film

The Man of Aran Film

In 1934 Robert Flaherty launched the ‘ Man of Aran’ film. Filmed on location in Inis Mór it describes the life of the...

Early Christian Aran Islands.

Early Christian Aran Islands.

The remains of Early Christian monuments are scattered throughout the islands. It is to these island hermitages of...

Military Monuments

Military Monuments

Caisleáin Aircín( Arkyn Castle)This is situated on the shore side of the road before Cill Éinne pier and village. The...

Island History

Island History

Megalithic- Stone Age Aran Islands The first peoples populated the islands around 3,000BC. Where they came from we are...

Kilmurvey Craft Village

Kilmurvey Craft Village

The Kilmurvey Craft Village is a favourite spot to visit for most people. Consisting of a handful of celtic inspired...