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# islands - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

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

Islands in the stream, that is what these are.

# islands - Friday 7 February, 2020

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo

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?

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

# islands - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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

# islands - Thursday 13 August, 2015

# islands - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

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

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

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

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

How much for one raptor?

# islands - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

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

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

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

# islands - Friday 23 May, 2014

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

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...

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.

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

# islands - Thursday 18 April, 2013

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

Did you know you can see these things from space?

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

# islands - Friday 1 February, 2013

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

Aerosmith singer requests paparazzi law on Hawaiian islands

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

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?

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

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 This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# islands - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits

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 This post contains images

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls

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 This post contains a poll

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

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)

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