Court and Crime
Court and Crime
Ferry companies serving the three Aran Islands and Inishbofin have agreed to discourage tourists from travelling during the crisis.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Seán’s involvement with Galway’s senior footballers brings more than a smile to the people of Inis Mór.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
The State is in the final stages of purchasing Aerfort Na Minna in Connemara in order to secure long-term connectivity to the Aran Islands.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
TedFest is returning to Craggy Island (AKA Inis) this February and Fr Damo (Joe Rooney) has been confirmed he will be hosting the annual Craggy Cup on Kilronan Beach.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
The 18km test flight, from Connemara Airport to the airstrip on Inis Mór, took around 15 minutes to complete.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
On Monday, a new policing plan for the future went into effect. We will now have fewer, larger Garda divisions. Six overarching regions will become four. Twenty-fourdivisions will become 19. That’s the architecture.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
As an introduction to our islands, this heritage week programme has a selection of lovely islands and a wide range of activities to entice you.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
The islet of Rockall captured the public interest last month as the periodic claims of its nearest neighbours (ourselves and Scotland mainly) were laid out in stark detail.
Sun, 14 Jul, 2019
GALWAY chef JP McMahon thinks it should be a national food. Food experts estimate it could create up to 200 jobs in coastal areas. And earlier this month, the Slow Food Festival in the Burren put it centre stage.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
A body was located and recovered from the sea this afternoon about a mile off the Galway coast.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Mary McGrath is from Ballybrannigan near Cloyne, Co Cork, and is the artistic director of the First Cut Youth Film Festival.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Selector Mikey Sheehy and coach Pádraic Corcoran stood with Éamonn Fitzmaurice for all six of his years as Kerry senior football manager. In a turbulent last 12 months, they weren’t spared much rod but it’s the players they feel most for.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
on an Irish designer’s project to honour the memory of lives lost during the Great War.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2018
The public should know the official result of the Eighth Amendment referendum this afternoon after a strong turnout in the historic vote.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
Two fishermen feared missing in Galway Bay overnight have been found safe and well.
Sun, 01 Oct, 2017
A report into fire brigade facilities on the country’s second most populated island, Arranmore, has found that the services are “extremely limited” and in some areas below standard.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
Newly released MI5 papers have added fresh speculation that second generation Irishman ‘Paddy’ Costello, the son of a Dublin grocer, could have been The Sixth Man in the infamous Cambridge Spy Ring. Writer/researcher looks at the evidence as to whether he was an Irish nightingale or a carrier pigeon?
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Des O’Driscoll highlights what is not to be missed this week on the box.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
The spectacular Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returned to the Aran Islands on Saturday. Jacqui Corcoran was there feeling just a little concerned for the bravehearts on the ledge.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
FOR much longer than millennia, islands have been a source of intrigue, writes. Someone gazes out from the mainland wondering: “What is out there?”
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
It is understood that a boom may have swung across the deck of the boat and struck the boy in the head.
Sun, 25 Jun, 2017
Main events included The Lovely Girls competition, Ted’s Got Talent, The Ronnie Drew Hour, The Ronnie Drew Hour, The Virtual Confession Box, The Craggy Cup and The Prizeless Quiz.
Sun, 26 Feb, 2017
Ireland’s water safety watchdog has called for compulsory water safety programmes in all schools after figures in its annual report showed a rise in the number of people who died by drowning.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
The Government has re-advertised the tender for the €3.6m subsidised air services to the Aran Islands, Co Galway that it cancelled in controversial circumstances last October.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Sick of the commercialism of Hallowe’en nowadays? Want to return to Samhain’s roots? Well maybe it’s time to take a trip to the Aran Islands, says , and check out the vibrant local traditions of All-Hallow’s Eve
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Maura and Daithi returned to our screens this week.went behind the scenes at RTÉ Cork to see just what it takes to get a two-hour live show to air each day.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
The Government has been accused of ignoring the concerns and wishes of Aran Islands residents by withdrawing the air service contract for the islands from Aer Arann.
Sun, 30 Aug, 2015
A Filipino fisherman who fell ill while trying to rescue a colleague after he was overcome by fumes died in hospital yesterday morning.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Residents of the Aran Islands, shocked at the loss to Aer Árann of an air service contract for the three islands, plan to fight the Government decision.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Many of Ireland’s most remote and beautiful tourist spots are to feature on Google Street View for the first time next year.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
A young couple are being hailed as heroes after saving the life of a student who was swept off a cliff face by a giant wave.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
While cities around the world were laying on lavish St. Patrick’s Day parades full of spectacle and wonder, the Aran Islands were holding their own far more low-key version.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
Inchydoney beach has been named the best in the country for the second year in a row.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Christmas means something different to everyone. But in many households, it’s the women who are the heart of the season — whether it’s preparing the food, buying and wrapping gifts or just making sure to get everyone together.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
For Ciaran Foley and his Oileáin Árainn footballers, this weekend’s All-Ireland JFC quarter-final against Liverpool’s John Mitchels is a journey of epic proportions.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
Jumping into a blowhole in Inis Mór is now a popular extreme sport, says.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014