Aran Islands, County Galway

Aran Islands - Oileáin Árann

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Location of Aran Islands

Aran Islands are located in the West of Ireland off the coast of County Galway. Aran Islands are made up of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer.


History of Aran Islands

The aran islands are the high peaks of a submerged limestone reef that runs out to the sea from County Clare. Inishmore is the largest of the three islands, it has many sites of interest including the Dun Aengus stone fort, Clochan-na-Carraige and Arkin's Castle. Inishmaan is the middle island and was the setting of the film Riders to the Sea. Inisheer is the farthest island and has remains of several forts and churches.

Aran Islands Visitor Attractions

Dun Aonghasa - Aran Islands

Aran Islands Festivals

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Aran Islands Accommodation Listings

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Tourism Ireland

Elmdale, Ennis

Elmdale is a perfect base for touring the delights that County Clare has to offer including the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region and the Aran Islands.We are located 8km from Ennis town on the N18 Route.

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Garveys Farmhouse B&B, Dingle

Garvey's Farmhouse is located on the Slea Head route at the foot of Mount Eagle and overlooking Ventry Bay.It is an ideal base for touring the Dingle Peninsula and all it has to offer the visitor.

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The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin City Centre

The Shelbourne Dublin is a luxury hotel in Dublin city center, overlooking St. Stephen's Green, Europe's grandest garden square. Ideally situated close to Dublin's cultural and historic buildings, The Shelbourne offers a great location.


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