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RNLI volunteers get ready for a Perfect Storm this Christmas

As Christmas approaches, RNLI lifeboat crews based in Galway city, Clifden and the Aran Islands are issuing their own call for help as they...

Government to buy Connemara Airport for €2.75 million

The government will pay €2.75 million to purchase Connemara Airport after agreeing to a deal this week. The decision to go ahead with the purchase...

Aran Islands RNLI carry out two medical evacuations in one day

The Aran Islands RNLI all-weather lifeboat was called out twice in quick succession to carry out medical evacuations on Wednesday. The Aran Islands volunteer lifeboat...

Aran Islands Co-op Recycling Project wins top national award

The Aran Islands Co-op Recycling Project (Athchursail Árann) has been awarded the top prize at the 2019 Pakman Awards. It won the Overall Pakman Award...

Almost €100,000 approved for Inis Mór coastal protection

Funding for coastal repair works on Inis Mór to the tune of €97,500 has been allocated this week. Galway West TD and Minister of State...

Aran Islands lifeboat performs medical evacuation in Storm Lorenzo

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat carried out a medical evacuation from Inis Meain today as the seas began to turn in the early stages...

Aer Arann flights to continue for another four months

Flights to and from the Aran Islands will continue on their regular schedule until the end of January under a four month contract extension...

Kyne heads government committee on developing the islands

The sustainable development of Ireland's islands will be the focus of a newly formed inter-departmental government committee starting work this month. Galway West TD and...

Drone delivers insulin to the Aran Islands in world first

In a world first achievement of it's kind, insulin was delivered to the Aran Islands by drone thanks to a team led by researchers...

Missing US Navy boat found floating off Inis Oirr

A boat belonging to the US Navy was found in the water off Inis Oirr by a local ferry company a year after going...

Aran Islands lifeboat carries out two medical evacuations within hours

The volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew in the Aran Islands had a busy day earlier this week, getting called to two medical evacuations within hours...

Aran Islands lifeboat called to early morning medical transfer

The Aran Islands lifeboat was called out for a medical transfer in the wee hours of the morning on Saturday. At around 2:30am on Saturday...

Aran Islands lifeboat evacuates injured tourist on Inis Mór

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat was called to yet another medical evacuation this week for an injured tourist. The Coast Guard called the volunteer lifeboat...

Aran Islands lifeboat called out twice overnight

The lifeboat at the Aran Islands RNLI station was called out twice overnight for a medical evacuation and a boat in distress. The Coast Guard...

Aran Islands urged to conserve water over fears of fresh summer shortages

People on the Aran Islands are being urged to conserve water over fears that this summer will see a repeat of last year's shortages. Irish...

Galway islands go to the polls

Voting has opened on the islands today in the local and European elections, and on the divorce referendum. Residents of Inis Oírr, Inis Mór, Inis...

Public health events prove a big hit on the islands

A series of free Healthy Ireland events with Croí on the Galway islands recently proved to be a big hit, drawing big crowds interested...

Search for missing Inis Oírr woman ends after body recovered

The search for an Inis Oírr woman reported missing yesterday (21/3) has been stood down after the body of woman was found off the...

Aran Islands secondary school scheme awarded €450,000

Post-Primary schools in the Aran Islands have been granted an allowance of up to €450,000 to help students from the mainland live and study...

Major conference on Connemara and Aran Islands tourism

A networking event for the local tourism industry in Connemara and the Aran Islands this month will look at steps taken...
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