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# inis-oirr - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland

Jul 28th 2019, 9:30 AM 34,756 Views 33 Comments

‘It was like having a maid around your house.’

# inis-oirr - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted
# Double Take
# Double Take

Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted

Jul 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 3,636 Views 0 Comments

The story of MV Plassy, the steam trawler enjoying island life.

# inis-oirr - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Ferry crew 'were not trained to rescue people who fell into sea on Aran Islands'
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Ferry crew 'were not trained to rescue people who fell into sea on Aran Islands'

Jul 19th 2017, 6:31 PM 31,035 Views 28 Comments

A report from the Marine Casualty Investigation Board found that the two people would not have been rescued without the help of bystanders.

# inis-oirr - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'Unseasonably dry weather' to blame for ramping up of water restrictions
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

'Unseasonably dry weather' to blame for ramping up of water restrictions

May 30th 2017, 12:55 PM 11,819 Views 16 Comments

Starting tonight, water restrictions will be extended on the Aran Islands from 9pm to 8am on a daily basis.

# inis-oirr - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in
# Running Low
# Running Low

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in

May 9th 2017, 3:32 PM 11,516 Views 24 Comments

Starting tonight, water restrictions will be imposed on Inis Oirr from 11pm to 7am on a daily basis.

# inis-oirr - Thursday 27 October, 2016

WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands
# Power To The People
# Power To The People

WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands

Oct 27th 2016, 6:03 AM 13,160 Views 6 Comments

An ESB undersea habitat was used to fix a fault in a 10.5 km power cable.

# inis-oirr - Monday 8 August, 2016

ESB restores power to the Aran Islands
# Put On The Kettle
# Put On The Kettle

ESB restores power to the Aran Islands

Aug 8th 2016, 9:15 PM 25,270 Views 27 Comments

A special generator will power the islands until the undersea cable is repaired.

# inis-oirr - Friday 5 August, 2016

All at sea: Two Aran Islands will be without power for the weekend
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

All at sea: Two Aran Islands will be without power for the weekend

Aug 5th 2016, 8:57 PM 20,964 Views 13 Comments

Inis Oirr and Inis Meáin will have no power because of a fault with an undersea cable.

# inis-oirr - Thursday 27 August, 2015

What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?
# Forgotten Islands?
# Forgotten Islands?

What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?

Aug 27th 2015, 6:36 PM 34,594 Views 62 Comments

A new tender for the commuter service to the islands has been given to a Galway helicopter firm at the expense of Aer Arann Islands, the holder of the tender for the last 45 years.

# inis-oirr - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The voting has already begun in the marriage referendum
# Ballot On An Island
# Ballot On An Island

The voting has already begun in the marriage referendum

May 21st 2015, 9:22 PM 21,685 Views 113 Comments

Islanders get to cast their vote the day before people on the Irish mainland.

# inis-oirr - Friday 8 August, 2014

Ferry water deliveries continue to Aran Island as drinking water shortage rolls on
# Water
# Water

Ferry water deliveries continue to Aran Island as drinking water shortage rolls on

Aug 8th 2014, 4:31 PM 6,378 Views 11 Comments

Irish Water and Galway County Council are monitoring the situation “on a daily basis”.

# inis-oirr - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage
# Water
# Water

Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage

Aug 6th 2014, 1:45 PM 7,725 Views 15 Comments

Some 120,000 litres are being transported to Inis Meáin today to replenish fallen reserves.

# inis-oirr - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

"Don't swim with this dolphin" islanders warned, as 'Dusty' changes location
# Flipping Dangerous
# Flipping Dangerous

"Don't swim with this dolphin" islanders warned, as 'Dusty' changes location

Jul 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 28,468 Views 34 Comments

A number of swimmers were injured by the mammal off Co Clare last summer…

# inis-oirr - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Scary Storm Pics of the Day
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Scary Storm Pics of the Day

Dec 24th 2013, 12:01 PM 22,552 Views 16 Comments

This was the scene at Inis Oírr Pier this morning.

# inis-oirr - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk

Nov 13th 2012, 1:45 PM 7,270 Views 25 Comments

Residents on the Aran Islands are concerned that the government subsidy for air services to and from the three islands could be cut in the forthcoming budget.

# inis-oirr - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Column: Growing up between Inis Oírr… and Ballymun
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Growing up between Inis Oírr… and Ballymun

Sep 18th 2012, 7:45 PM 438 Views 4 Comments

When Martin Sharry was seven, he moved from Ballymun to Inis Oírr. The two places are very different, he writes, but not without similarities.