Áras Éanna’s facilities include a 70-seat theatre, art gallery (including space for hosting installations), café, craft workshops and a studio/apartment for the artist-in-residence. The venue has been home to a series of artists since its establishment in 2000. Áras Éanna, situated amidst the spectacular scenery of the Aran Islands, is a uniquely attractive, stress-free and relaxing conference venue in the West of Ireland, with excellent air and sea links to Galway and County Clare. The venue has full data projection facilities in its theatre, and rooms for smaller sessions. There are excellent catering facilities close at hand for lunch, and accommodation details can be obtained by contacting us
. Organisations such as TG4 and Comhdháil na nOileáin have held conferences here.
TRADITIONAL BASKET-MAKING AND WEAVING
Áras Éanna has a traditional basket-making and weaving workshop. Here, visitors can see brothers Máirtín Taimín and Tomás Taimín engaged in the traditional crafts of basket-making from sally-rods and weaving on a loom, of the traditional “crios” or belt, worn by the men of the island in former times.