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# islands - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you recognise these Irish islands from aerial photos?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: Can you recognise these Irish islands from aerial photos?

May 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 38,019 Views 10 Comments

Islands in the stream, that is what these are.

# islands - Friday 7 February, 2020

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo
# Voting
# Voting

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo

Feb 7th 2020, 10:04 AM 10,291 Views 12 Comments

The 12 islands have a total electorate of over 1,250.

# islands - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's islands?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's islands?

Jun 15th 2019, 8:47 PM 37,795 Views 27 Comments

The Irish and Scottish governments are in dispute over the Atlantic sea island of Rockall.

# islands - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Residents on Ireland's islands will now vote on the same day as the rest of the country
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

Residents on Ireland's islands will now vote on the same day as the rest of the country

Apr 16th 2019, 7:51 PM 10,635 Views 10 Comments

The changes won’t be in place before the May election date

# islands - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'The pub goes, the priest goes, the people go': New radio documentary explores evacuation of Ireland's islands
# Island Life
# Island Life

'The pub goes, the priest goes, the people go': New radio documentary explores evacuation of Ireland's islands

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 PM 44,156 Views 33 Comments

‘Leaving the Island’ airs on Newstalk at 7am Sunday.

# islands - Monday 6 August, 2018

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake
# Lombok Island
# Lombok Island

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake

Aug 6th 2018, 4:48 PM 28,409 Views 5 Comments

Teacher Colleen Garry is travelling in Indonesia for six weeks and told us what it was like to get caught up in the quake.

# islands - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit
# Hurricane Irma
# Hurricane Irma

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit

Sep 6th 2017, 12:23 PM 82,655 Views 94 Comments

Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.

# islands - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them
# Pipe Dream
# Pipe Dream

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them

May 22nd 2016, 5:30 PM 34,938 Views 34 Comments

They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.

# islands - Sunday 10 April, 2016

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands
# Location Location
# Location Location

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands

Apr 10th 2016, 2:07 PM 22,710 Views 37 Comments

We can’t get enough.

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands
# Skellig Michael
From The Daily Edge
# Skellig Michael

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands

Apr 10th 2016, 11:34 AM 3,770 Views 0 Comments

We can’t get enough.

# islands - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Here's how the British police sent to keep an eye on revellers in Magaluf are getting on
# Bobbies On The Beach
# Bobbies On The Beach

Here's how the British police sent to keep an eye on revellers in Magaluf are getting on

Aug 13th 2015, 9:52 AM 25,487 Views 13 Comments

‘Allo, ‘Allo, Allo.

# islands - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View
# Would You Look
# Would You Look

These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View

Aug 4th 2015, 11:50 AM 24,076 Views 11 Comments

Google is lending its Google Trekker to Fáilte Ireland (nice of them…).

# islands - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now
# Luxury Getaway
# Luxury Getaway

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

Jul 18th 2015, 12:49 PM 55,183 Views 23 Comments

The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.

# islands - Sunday 21 June, 2015

This guy is travelling around Irish islands and writing a song a week about each one
# Band On An Island
# Band On An Island

This guy is travelling around Irish islands and writing a song a week about each one

Jun 21st 2015, 11:30 AM 14,104 Views 20 Comments

The Limerick native is spending the next month touring.

# islands - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park
# Cloning
# Cloning

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park

Jun 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,271 Views 19 Comments

How much for one raptor?

# islands - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Here's what a category 5 super storm looks like from space
# Maysak
# Maysak

Here's what a category 5 super storm looks like from space

Apr 1st 2015, 9:07 AM 16,745 Views 17 Comments

At least four people have died after a super typhoon ripped through several small islands.

# islands - Sunday 31 August, 2014

A billionaire is selling this island. The price tag? A mere $75 million
# Islands In The Stream
# Islands In The Stream

A billionaire is selling this island. The price tag? A mere $75 million

Aug 31st 2014, 4:00 PM 29,631 Views 48 Comments

A steal at twice the price, we’re sure.

# islands - Friday 23 May, 2014

Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Travelling to Thailand? Irish citizens advised to 'exercise extreme caution'

May 23rd 2014, 8:34 AM 16,860 Views 34 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there is a curfew from 10pm to 5am and Irish citizens should take extra care.

# islands - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Voters in Inishfree (all 6 of them) go the polls today, along with 2,118 other people...

May 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 6,187 Views 15 Comments

The elections come a day early, if you’re lucky enough to live on an island off the west or northwest coast.

# islands - Sunday 30 March, 2014

David Walsh has been to 503 islands off Ireland's coast. He's now written a book.
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

David Walsh has been to 503 islands off Ireland's coast. He's now written a book.

Mar 30th 2014, 11:30 AM 23,751 Views 16 Comments

“The tide can be flooding past the rock so you only get one shot,” Walsh explains.

# islands - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Did you know you can see these things from space?
# Major Tom
From The Daily Edge
# Major Tom

Did you know you can see these things from space?

Apr 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,192 Views 21 Comments

The divide between east and west Berlin is visible, among other things.

# islands - Friday 1 February, 2013

Aerosmith singer requests paparazzi law on Hawaiian islands
# Steven Tyler Act
From The Daily Edge
# Steven Tyler Act

Aerosmith singer requests paparazzi law on Hawaiian islands

Feb 1st 2013, 10:33 AM 7,382 Views 11 Comments

Steven Styler has just bought a home on Maui, and doesn’t want to be followed by photographers.

# islands - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Children's referendum: Up to 2,000 people begin voting on islands
# Referendum
# Referendum

Children's referendum: Up to 2,000 people begin voting on islands

Nov 8th 2012, 9:19 AM 3,382 Views 7 Comments

Islanders off the coasts of Donegal, Mayo and Galway will cast their vote today.

# islands - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Japan-China dispute islands: oil bonanza or just rocks?
# Asia
# Asia

Japan-China dispute islands: oil bonanza or just rocks?

Sep 19th 2012, 11:45 AM 2,335 Views 3 Comments

Widespread anti-Japan demonstrations have taken place outside Japanese embassies in recent days as the territorial row between the two countries escalates.

# islands - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Taking advice from the Germans? Greece ready to sell off uninhabited islands
# Big Fat Greek Sale
# Big Fat Greek Sale

Taking advice from the Germans? Greece ready to sell off uninhabited islands

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:47 PM 14,798 Views 41 Comments

The Greek prime minister has told Le Monde that the beleaguered country is ready to sell some islands – something that two German MPs told them to do two years ago.

# islands - Sunday 19 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 19th 2012, 7:57 PM 9,139 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# islands - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits
# Feat
From The42
# Feat

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits

Aug 18th 2012, 11:25 AM 5,137 Views 8 Comments

Frenchman Phillippe Croizon braved near-freezing temperatures to swim the 4k stretch that links America and Asia.

# islands - Monday 28 May, 2012

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls
# Democracy
# Democracy

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls

May 28th 2012, 4:00 PM 3,226 Views 9 Comments

Some of the 750 voters on the islands off the Donegal coast cast their ballots in the referendum today, three days before the rest of the country.

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?

May 28th 2012, 10:23 AM 1,958 Views 12 Comments

While broadcasters will be barred from election coverage from Wednesday lunchtime, island voters will already have voted.

It's polling day (if you live on one of five islands in Donegal)
# Referendum
# Referendum

It's polling day (if you live on one of five islands in Donegal)

May 28th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,621 Views 3 Comments

Around 750 voters in Arranmore, Gola, Inishboffin, Inishfree and Tory Island will kick off the Fiscal Compact vote today.