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# the islands

June 2023
'You've to make a real go of it in summer': Arranmore islanders look ahead as new plan unveiled
The island is one of dozens hoping to benefit from a new ten-year plan for offshore communities.
All smiles as Minister visits Donegal island but dwellers want more than 'just a piece of paper'
The first national plan for offshore islands in 27 years was launched yesterday amid a warning about whether government departments are supporting it.
The plan aims to get more people living, working and raising their families on offshore islands.
Although groups have strived to be welcoming about the measures some criticised "vague commitments".
Eoghan Dalton spoke to island representatives on Arranmore.
Minister sets out 'positive discrimination' policy to ringfence offshore island funding
'When I saw the ferry I thought - ohhh': The Ukrainians who have made Tory Island home