Oileáin Árann - The Aran Islands

The Aran Islands (Irish: Oileáin Árann) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland. They constitute the barony of Aran in County Galway, Ireland. From west to east they are: Inishmore (Árainn Mhór/Inis Mór, the largest; Inishmaan (Inis Meáin/Inis Meadhóin), the second-largest; and Inisheer (Inis Thiar/Inis Oírr/Inis Oirthir; the smallest. Irish is the main spoken language on all three islands, and is the language used naming the islands and their villages and townlands.                                                                                      (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aran_Islands)

Inis Oírr

Inis Oírr often described as the most beautiful of the islands offers a wide range of historical sites, spectacular walks and a long list of facilities and amenities for visitors. Follow the link below to the islands official web-site for more information.


Travelling to Inis Oírr

Ferry from Rosaveel, Co. Galway:


Ferries from Doolin, Co. Clare:



Fly from Connemara Airport: