Islands

Inishmore

The largest of the Aran Islands, Inishmore is famous not just for its rugged beauty but for its rich store of megalithic remains, in particular its four ancient forts. Unfortunately its …

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Skellig Michael

Skellig Micheal is a World heritage site, site of an ancient Christian monastery and an important wild bird sanctuary. And now a Star Wars location. But it's more than that, it's …

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Tory Island

This tiny island off the coast of Donegal isn't always the easiest to get to - you're depending on good weather - but it is always worth the effort. The island …

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Achill Island

Although no longer strictly an Island since the construction of a road to the mainland, Achill retains the sense of being a place apart. There are beautiful secluded beaches, good places …

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Lough Derg

For generations of Irish people this has been a place to retreat to, for prayer, fasting and pilgrimage. In spite of a changing world many people still make an annual …

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Scattery Island

Now uninhabited, Scattery was lived in from the time St Senen established a monastery there in 534 until the last Islanders left in 1978. It fascinating history encompasses monsters, Vikings, the …

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Ilnacullin (Garinish Island)

A lush, green garden full of surprises, Garnish is on an Island in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Cork. Its unique climatic conditions mean it grows plants and …

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