Kilronan

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The tourist office on Inis Mór, closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The water is choppy on the morning ferry crossing to the Aran Islands and it’s bumpy for early September. Crew members walk the aisles, stopping frequ(...)

Vicki Lavin and Marc O’Connor have two dates for their wedding

Fiona Mulligan and David Dunne had their pre-wedding menu tasting at Lough Rynn Castle in Co Leitrim last Tuesday evening – but their eyes were rivete(...)

Aoife Tynan (13) and Amelie Veale (13), from Dublin, enjoy a paddle while on staycation near Carna, Connemara. Photograph: Fran Veale

The Government’s €125 “staycation” tax voucher may help to extend the tourist season, but the failure to cut the 13.5 per cent VAT rate is a crippling(...)

PJ O’Flaherty of Joe Watty’s bar and restaurant in Kilronan, Inishmore. Photograph: Andrew Downes

“It is almost at the moment as if the island is grieving,” says PJ O’Flaherty as we sit on the stone wall outside Joe Watty’s, his pub and restaurant (...)

Aran Islands: on the road to Synge’s Chair, on Inishmaan. Photograph: Andy Haslam/New York Times

The last time I saw Brídín Concannon she was walking towards me along the narrow road on the westernmost edge of Inishmaan, off the west coast of Irel(...)

Joe Watty’s pub in Kilronan, Inis Mór, was burgled on the morning of St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Google Maps

An Aran Islands pub was flooded with beer after a burglar left 16 of its taps running in the early hours of St Patrick’s Day. According to the Connac(...)

GHD Dry & Style Copper Luxe Gift Set, €219 at Peter Mark.

Have you ever tried to cook potatoes five ways while carving a 16lb turkey, glazing a ham, arranging hors d’oeuvres and polishing the cutlery? All at (...)

Poll na bPeist on Inis Mór

At this moment, exploring the Irish landscape seems like the most compelling of endeavours. Sitting on a sun-kissed ferry carving silver spraylets fro(...)