Aran Islands Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Conference facilities
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Today I took a ferry from the seaside town of Doolin to the Aran Islands! I came to the largest, and most populated island (about 800 people, tiny), named Inismore. The boat's name was the Happy Hooker (haha) and the crew was, of course, very nice!
The ride was a little scary, rocking back and forth pretty hard at times, it was a little stormy …
... actually did a pretty good job. They were all so surprised when I told them my last name was Dirrane and that I was their cousin. They thought it was the coolest thing ever!
Norah made a big dinner and then we went for a long walk of the island where we watched the sun set and even saw some seals in the water. We headed back out for a couple more drinks and live music for one more time before it was time to say good bye in the morning. The beauty and simple ...
... with Joe Gill, taxi driver, fisherman and local curmudgeon. His ruddy checks told you his life is a *******e. Not much for words he pointed out a goat farm where they make goat cheese (he doesn’t like goat cheese) and some seals sunning on the rocky shore (he doesn’t like seals, “They eat fish”).
Fishing is his livelihood all year except for 2 months in the ...
... a tourist into a tour. Sharon and Joon go clean Jada up while Chris arranges a tour. We have been incredibly lucky with the weather; it's sunny, blue sky, and warm, usually Inishmoor is overcast and windy. We hire a carriage-woohoo-to tour the island. Sharon, Joon and Jada clamber into their pram while we climb aboard ours. The guide drapes a blanket over our laps, though it's doubtful we'll need it. With a quick flip of the reins the horse begins it's trot through ...
... hanging over the mountains....but no rain! We stopped at Celtic Crystal on our way into Galway and just missed the crystal demonstrations. There was an elderly lady (probably in her 80's) manning the gift shop and she asked if we would like to know the meaning behind the designs. She gave a very informative lecture about how the crystal is made, how one becomes a master craftsman (7 years if you want to do the colored crystal...which was gorgeous!!! They only ...