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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

‘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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

Scary Storm Pics of the Day

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

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

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