Tag Archives: Aran Islands

♥ Island Shopping: Inis Meáin Knitwear

Some clothes, well in truth, few, very few, live on in my memory long after I have consigned them to a charity shop and when they come to mind I wonder what was I thinking in that misguided moment when I placed them in the to-go-pile.  One such item was my Inis Meáin Knitwear cardigan with a shawl collar which I bought in London when I lived there (that’s quite a while ago – the late eighties and early nineties), it was warm, cloud-soft and comforting to wear.

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♥ Coffee on an Island

The three Aran Islands are dotted across Galway Bay and beyond them, before the next stop America, is the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean.  I visited the middle island Inis Meáin (population approx 200) yesterday, it’s said to be the least visited and the least commercial of the  Aran Islands. (Inis Meáin is reached from the mainland by plane or foot-passenger only ferry).

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Filed under Coffee, Restaurants/Cafés, Travel