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Aran – Inisheer

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The Gael Saoire Aran – Inis Oírr
Inis Oírr - means the eastern island and is the smallest of the three Aran Islands. Inis Oírr has a proud tradition of Irish music, song and dance. The north of the island features the golden sands of a beautiful clean beach and is dominated by a 14th century castle built by the O`Briens. Among the island`s early Christian ruins is the 11th-12th century church associated with St. Gobnait who was said to have been the only woman allowed on the islands in the early Christian era. The island`s cultural and craft centre includes woodcraft, landscape paintings, pottery and a glimpse of this lovely island`s heritage.

Getting to the Aran Islands

Aran Island Ferries, Ros a’ Mhíl
Tel: +353(0)91 568903 • Fax: +353(0)91 568538
Email: islandferries@eircom.net; Website: www.aranislandferries.com


Aran Islands Direct Ltd.,
Tel: +353(0)91 566535 Fax: +353 (0)91 534315
Email: info@arandirect.com Website: www.arandirect.com

Aer Arann Islands, An Caislean, Indreabhán, Co. Galway
info@aerarannislands.ie , www.aerarannislands.ie
Tel: +353 (0) 91 593034, Fax: +353 (0) 91 593238

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