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Operator Pulls Inis Mór Winter Ferry Service

30th November 2016
Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands, now faces a winter without its ferry link to the Galway mainland Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands, now faces a winter without its ferry link to the Galway mainland Photo: Wikimedia

#AranIslands - Ferry services to the mainland from the largest of the Aran Islands will be suspended till March from tomorrow following a last-ditch effort to extend winter sailings.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Inis Mór residents were guaranteed their ferry till the end of today (Wednesday 30 November) pending a Galway County Council meeting this week to discuss a long-running dispute over passenger levies.

However, ferry operator Island Ferries Teo has now confirmed to Galway Bay FM that it will withdraw the island's winter service to from tomorrow (Thursday 1 December) till 17 March next year, citing “negative fiscal conditions”.

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MacDara Conroy

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