That this feeling, this authenticity,
has survived the modern world
is nothing short of miraculous”




“The Islands of Saints and Scholars”

The Aran Islands are located just off Galway and Doolin. A true Irish experience awaits, locals speak Irish as well as English in a setting of Celtic churches of historical significance including World Heritage site Dun Aonghasa which is set on dramatic 300 ft cliff edge.


Inis Mor Island

Inis Mór is the largest of the Aran Islands and is home to Dun Aonghasa.

Inis Meain Island

Inis Meain Island is where you’ll find a more authentic escape from the modern world and has a population of 200 people.

Inis Oirr Island

Inis Oirr (Inisheer) is the smallest of the islands is characterized by its distinctive charm.

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Dun Aonghasa

The impressive fort of Dun Aonghasa which is set on 300 Foot Cliffs and a World Heritage site.

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The Aran Islands Blog

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Inis Oírr – The Little Sister of the Aran Islands
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The Aran Islands in the dead of winter – a life-changing experience
My Favorite Place in Ireland: The Wild West – By Andrew McCarthy
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Aran Island Journey
Aran Islands’ Inis Mor: Wind, Rock, Roots & Resurrection
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Dún Aonghasa Update
The Aran Islands: Our First Night
The Aran Islands – “That Island Energy”; by Paddy Aran)
A Weekend on the Aran Islands, Europe’s Most Westerly Isles; By Russell Shortt
Visit the Aran Islands in Ireland By Patricia Mckinney-Lins

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