You and your family could live on the Aran Islands rent-free

We’ve all dreamed of island life at one point or another ‒ but now one family could make that dream come true, and they won’t even have to pay rent!

Fancy escaping to an island off the coast of County Galway? If so, you’re in luck as you and your family could live on the Aran Islands rent-free for a year.

Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed by the fast pace of city life. Or perhaps you just want to try something new. No matter, relocating to the beautiful Inis Meáin could be exactly what you need.

So, are you curious to learn more? Read on to find out how you and your family could live on the Aran Islands rent-free for a year.

Experience island life ‒ enjoy peace and tranquillity off the coast of Ireland

You and your family can live on the Aran Islands rent-free.
Credit: Tourism Ireland

Located off the Wild Atlantic Way, the Aran Islands are a group of three islands at the mouth of Galway Bay. Popular among tourists visiting the west coast, these fantastic isles have plenty to offer.

As some of the most beautiful islands off the coast of Ireland, the Aran Islands boast sweeping views of the Atlantic, tonnes of history, and a truly unique island culture.

Unlike the islands of the Meditteranean, Ireland’s islands cannot guarantee idyllic, sunny conditions. However, they sure do make up for it in charm and beauty. So, if you’ve always dreamed of escaping to an island, then there is no time like the present.

You and your family could live on the Aran Islands rent-free ‒ it could be you

Find out more about this opportunity on their Facebook page.
Credit: Facebook / @comhlachtforbarthainismeain

Comhlacht Forbartha Inis Meáin posted an advert on Facebook inviting families to come and live on the island rent-free. The post read, “Is a rent-free year on Inis Meáin your dream?”

It continues, “This can now be your reality as Comhlacht Forbartha Inis Meáin are offering a family with school-age children the opportunity to move to Inis Meáin this September and to live rent-free in a lovely modern house for the academic year.”

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It then goes on to list amenities available on the island. These include a pre-school, a primary school, and an award-winning secondary school. They also highlight a brand new remote working hub, employment opportunities, and a thriving community.

Immerse yourself in Irish culture ‒ experience something new

How you can live on the Aran Islands rent-free.
Credit: Tourism Ireland

The year-long experience will give families the “opportunity to be completely immersed in the Irish language and culture”.

Families with all levels of Irish are invited to apply. However, those who are fluent or are keen to learn will have the chance to embrace an Irish-speaking community as part of their daily life.

So, if this sounds like a dream come true for you, then what are you waiting for? There are only a couple of weeks left to apply, so make sure you do before it’s too late. To help get you excited, check out our article on the top 10 things to see and do on the Aran Islands.

To apply, email Comhlacht Forbartha via their email address, [email protected], before 10 August, and you and your family could live on the Aran Islands rent-free.

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