The Women who made Aran Sweaters
Feb22

The Women who made Aran Sweaters

Ireland has always had a long tradition of knitting and to this day it still is a very popular pass time however, no one could knit an Irish Sweater like the women of the Aran Islands. The women of the Island’s invented and first designed the traditional Aran Sweater. It was their passion. Without the Aran women’s passion for knitting we would not have today’s remarkable Aran Sweater. The women of Aran prided themselves on their...

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Giveaway: Ursula Celano Irish Notebooks
Dec11

Giveaway: Ursula Celano Irish Notebooks

Here’s a giveaway item you probably haven’t seen before… Ursula Celano’s new line of handcrafted Ireland-themed notebooks. Ursula’s handcrafted notebooks are designed and made right in Ireland and feature images inspired there… Irish dance, Dublin landmarks, the Aran Islands, Irish hedgerows, and the cottages of Eire. Ursula is giving away some of these beauties, but in order to be entered into the...

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The Real Craggy Island
Feb07

The Real Craggy Island

Turtle Bunbury explores Inis Mor, the little island that has made it’s mark on Irish culture through music, film and television. Although known in their own right, the Aran Island gained some attention with the Irish television program “Father Ted” which set three eccentric priests on the fictitious Craggy Island. Read The Real Craggy Island...

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Visiting the Stunning Aran Islands
Jun19

Visiting the Stunning Aran Islands

Debbie shoots Inishmore, Aran Islands, by stonemason. Phil says… If you are visiting Ireland and are keen to discover some of the smaller islands that make up this stunning country, the Aran Islands are a must see. Made up of a group of three isles located at the mouth of Galway Bay on the west coast, the islands are named using the native Irish language, which is commonly spoken in this area. The largest is Inishmore, second...

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