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An Insider’s Guide to the Aran Islands

If you’ve been planning on paying a visit to the Aran Islands, where the locals chat as gaeilge and historic significance oozes throughout, we’ve got some inside knowledge that’ll help you navigate the ancient rocky landscapes of Inis Mór, Inis Meáin and Inis Oírr…

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The largest of all three Aran Islands, Inis Mór’s long standing traditions have certainly withstood the test of time. Scattered across its 7,635 acres you’ll find ancient stone forts, monuments of Christian and Celtic mythological heritage and panoramic views second to none. If it’s an authentic Irish experience you’re after, a trip to the island of Inis Mór is as Irish as a pint of Guinness eating a bag of Tayto.

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We are getting very excited for one of Ireland’s most unique and picturesque road races: Inis Iron Meáin 2020. If you are looking for an exciting new challenge, this is for you! Here’s everything you need to know about the event…

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