The barge arrives

This barge arrives on Inis Meáin three times a week in Winter – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. It travels across from Galway, leaving at 4am in the morning and arriving on the island just before sunrise, about 8.30am. It’s clearly the lifeblood of this island in many ways – delivering cars, groceries, building materials, furniture and sometimes animals. Passengers arrive on the ferry which leaves from the island twice a day from the port on the other side of the island.

Click on the link below to see a 16 second video of the barge

Inishmaan Supply Barge

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2 thoughts on “The barge arrives

  1. Donna & Des

    Thank you for giving us access to your blog. It’s just great to see another part of the world. A little warmer than ours. Curently we are -31 deg C in Winnipeg. Keep up the great work. We look forward to every installment

  2. mnadmin Post author

    Hi Donna and Des,
    Thanks for your comment. Great to hear from you. Will email you soon too. Hope you are keeping warm there – the cold we have here is mild compared to Canada!

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