Inis Oirr 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.


The History of The Plassey Wreck


Appearing in the opening sequence of the beloved comedy series Fr Ted, the Plassey Shipwreck is known across the world. Anyone who has set foot on Inis Oirr will have paid a visit to the remains, but may not be familiar with the story of ‘60s steam trawler. Never fear, this week’s history lesson has the low down…

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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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