Pádraig Ó Céidigh,  owner of Connemara Airport and Aer Arann. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State is to buy Connemara Airport from the entrepreneur and senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh, the Government has decided. The Cabinet meeting on Tuesday(...)

There was a drama of sorts for the Aran Islands. Above, Inis Mór. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

‘A drama for the Aran islands' Indeed, the Aran drama, if that is the appropriate word, continues. Since the 1970s, the islands have been serve(...)