Aran Islands Archives - This is Galway

GALWAY has so many stories to tell

Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.

 

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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12 PLACES TO GET THE PERFECT INSTAGRAM SHOT

Is your Instagram feed largely made up of well-lit selfies and avocado toast? Peace signs and puppy pictures? If you fancy spicing up the monotony, pay Galway’s enchanting landscapes a visit – they’re the perfect backdrop for any photograph.

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EXPLORE INIS MÓR

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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INIS IRON MEÁIN: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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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Irish Stage of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Sold Out

This June, Ireland will host one of the six stops of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2017 at Poll Na Péist (Serpent’s Lair) on Inis Mór. The world’s elite male and female cliff divers will return for the third time to the rugged west coast of Ireland for a dramatic competition opener on the edge of Europe.

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Inis Iron Meain

Galway Hero’s Gavin Hennigan & Pat Lam joined 45 Members of the Defence Forces and hundreds of runners to raise Funds for Coláiste Naomh Eoin, a boarding School with a Difference on Inis Meáin, Oileán Árainn.

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Fried Eggs

“He snarled the way some people can pirouette in a shower without falling over or flooding the bathroom or accidentally killing their partner with the shower nozzle.”

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