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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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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The Croke Park Hotel, Drumcondra

In a world of bland offerings, service by numbers and generic experiences, the 4-star Croke Park Hotel bucks the trend. Our family roots certainly help, as we offer each of our guests a personable and memorable stay.Our location makes us a unique destinat

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The River Lee Hotel, Cork City Centre

Standing on a bend on the river just a short stroll from the city centre, the River Lee Hotel is that rare destination, a truly urban hotel, in a leafy waterside setting, with genuine warmth of service. A university town with a young and vibrant populatio


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