Aisling Moran

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From January, people living on the islands will receive special training in suicide prevention under an internationally recognised programme to help them spot a drift towards suicide in a neighbour or a friend. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s islands are remote places, but the communities that live on them are ones where neighbour helps neighbour. Even in these close-knit communi(...)

Successful artist Majella O’Neill Collins pictured on Sherkin Island, west Cork. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

One day Aisling Moran glanced out of the window of her office on Sherkin Island and spotted a local fisherman driving past in his van. Nothing unusua(...)

Olive 	McCarthy pictured with her children Christopher (2), Anna (six months) and William (3), on Sherkin Island, off west Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Ireland’s Islands is a continuing ‘Irish Times’ series on our offshore islands The births of six babies on Sherkin and Hare islands, off west Cork, i(...)

Inishbofin, Co Galway, one of nine islands affected by termination of funding to community development companies offices. Photograph: Frank Miller

Changes to funding for community development offices will mean the collapse of a wide range of programmes, activities and initiatives on nine non-Gae(...)