Thursday, August 07, 2014

Just in case anyone is telling you about the natural beauty on their Aran Islands holliers

Irish Times --

A massive logistical operation got under way off the west coast today [6 Aug] to deliver water to two island communities. Up to 240,000 litres of water is being transported daily to the Aran Islands of Inis Méain and Inis Oírr after a drought which left water supplies there at dangerously low levels. While many parts of the country have experienced repeated downpours and localised flooding since the start of the summer, the Aran Islands have had very little rainfall and the porous limestone terrain has meant that only small amounts of rainwater have been retained there.