IRELAND'S WESTERN ISLANDS: INISHBOFIN, THE ARAN ISLANDS
, INISHTURK, INISHARK, CLARE & TURBOT ISLANDS.
RESIDENTS of the Aran Islands
will today launch a campaign opposing a proposed helicopter service from Galway Airport.
Tenders are invited for the lighthouse on straw island is built on a small sandy island at the eastern entrance to killeany bay approaching inishmore, which is the largest of the aran islands
The panoramic sweep of the rocks -- the Aran Islands
and Galway Bay in the distance, as well as the Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk mountains in Connemara right up to the Dingle Peninsula and Blasket Islands in Kerry -- provides countless photo ops.
Garrity lives an artist's dream, traveling back and forth between the Aran Islands
off the west coast of Ireland and France's Loire Valley, drawn by the stone he carves and the beauty of the landscape.
Galway has many places of interest to visit like the peaceful Connemara National Park and the remote Aran Islands
with events like the Galway Races, from July 29-August 4 and the Clarenbridge International Oyster Festival, from September 13-15.
The photographs present a wide range of subjects, from family and friends, the setting in which the photographer's family lived, waterways and industry, archaeology, and western Ireland with a focus on the Aran Islands
What is it about the Aran Islands
that makes them so special to visitors from around the world?
From the cliffs you can see the Aran Islands
, Galway Bay, the Twelve Pins, the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara and Loop Head to the south.
Thus A is for Aran Islands
, B is for Blarney Stone and Brian Boru, C is for the Celtic Cross, and D is for faerie Dullahan.
The two friends were thrown into the water midway between Inishmore - the largest of the three Aran Islands
- and Rossaveal in Connemara, Co Galway at around 10.
According to Gibbons, resources for the hunter gatherer camps would have included migrating salmon, large stocks of eels, and fish, seals and shellfish in and around Galway Bay as far as the Aran Islands