Arranmore asks people in US & Australia to consider moving there

Residents on Arranmore have written open letters to people in the US and Australia asking them to consider moving to there.

The island has been suffering from population decline for decades, and currently has only 469 residents.

Recently, the first offshore digital hub in the country was opened on Arranmore, with residents able to avail of high speed broadband.

Arranmore island community council member Adrian Begley says the idea of open letters came from that: