Tag Archives: Aran Islands

Ireland 2019: Our Galway Girl

Our oldest granddaughter Sophie decided to make a video of herself dancing all over Galway as a souvenir from our week-long visit to Galway last Summer. I was able to capture a few of her dance steps here and there.

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Ireland 2019: J M Synge and the Aran Islands

The famous Irish playwright John Millington Synge brought the Aran Islands to the outside world a little over a hundred years ago. Synge was living in France in the 1890s when he ran into W B Yeats who recommended that … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: The Aran Islands, Part Two

After visiting the Seven Churches on the west side of Inishmore our guide / driver turned around and headed back to the middle and narrowest portion of the island where we found a couple of shops and a cafĂ© nestled … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: The Aran Islands, Part One

The Day after our trip to the Cliffs of Moher (see here) we visited the island of Inishmore, the largest of the three Aran Islands in the Atlantic Ocean just off Galway Bay. The Aran Islands are recognized as the … Continue reading

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