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Fáilte go hÁrainn
Official Guide to the Aran Islands

The Worm Hole

This has become a huge attraction in recent years due to it being a location for the Red Bull Cliff diving series. It is a natural rectangular shaped pool into which the sea ebbs and flow at the bottom of the cliffs south of Dún Aonghasa on Inis Mór. Access to it is gained by walking east along the cliffs from Dún Aonghasa or more easily by following the signs from the village of Gort na gCapall. This takes only about 15 minutes walk from Dun Aonghasa.

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Kilronan Village

Kilronan is a bustling little fishing village and hosts the port where boats to Inis Mor Island Dock. Most people hire bikes for the 6km trip to Dun Aonghasa. The village is the perfect place to get a coffee, use the Islands only ATM machine at the local SPA,
drop you bag off where you are staying, have a swim in the turquoise water, watch the goings on in village life, people watch, and just relax in the sun. On return from Dun Aonghasa, Kilronan village is a great place for a Pint of Guinness.

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Dun Aonghasa History

Who Aongus was is unknown. According to legend , Aonghas belonged to a high ranking dynasty who were displaced from …

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