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Aran Islands- Valentine’s Night-Dinner and B&B Special.

Celebrate Valentine’s Night with your loved one in Kilronan on Inis Mór.

We have the ultimate, intimate Valentine’s night available for you.

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This package includes Ferries from Rossaveal. Upgrade to flights from Inverin also available.

Stay one night or two. Fri 14th and Sat 15th February 2014.

Package includes:

  • Welcoming drink and 4  Course romantic dinner at Joe Watty’s in Kilronan .
  • Ferries from Rossaveal .
  • Bed & Breakfast.  Top recommended accommodation within minutes of Watty’s.  Clai Bán or Seacrest.
  • All for €79.50 PPS.
  • 2nd Night for €45PPS.
  • Upgrade to Flights for €25PPS.
  • Enquiries to 086 881 9052 or
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Valentine’s Menu


Note: Breakfast is light (Juice, cereal, brown bread, toast, tea/coffee)  Can be upgraded to Full Irish for €5pp. Dinner on 2nd night is Starter, Main course and tea/coffee.

Chocolates presented by Stripireland

Inis Oírr win gold in China. Livcom awards.

Inis Oírr win gold medal at the international Livcom awards in China.

The LivCom Awards were launched in 1997 and is the World’s only Awards Competition focusing on International Best Practice regarding the management of the local environment. The objective of LivCom is to develop and share International Best Practice, with the further objective of improving the quality of life of individual citizens through the creation of ‘liveable communities’. Since 2007 UNEP has collaborated with the LivCom Awards, when a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two Organisations.

RTE report, Click HERE

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Well done to Paddy Crowe and team from Inis Oírr


Trad For Trócaire-Aran Islands-2013

Trad for Trócaire arrives on Inis Mór.

After the success of the previous years, this year’s Trad for Trócaire will see a fabulous line up of talented musicians collect at Joe Watty’s on Inis Mór on Saturday October the 26th. A great night of music and song is promised at this annual fundraiser for Trócaire.

This will be followed on Sunday the 27th at 2pm by a family day where the younger generation will be fully involved in music song and dance. All are welcome.

Read about Trad for Trócaire HERE

Can’t make it to Watty’s? Use the Donate button.

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Joe Watty’s . The venue for the 2013 Aran island’s Trad for Trócaire.

Performers from Stripireland may be available.