How big is Inishmore?
What is Inishmore island also famous for?
The island is famous for its strong Irish culture, loyalty to the Irish language, and a wealth of Pre-Christian and Christian ancient sites including Dún Aonghasa, described as “the most magnificent barbaric monument in Europe” by George Petrie.
Can you take your car to Inis Mor?
Inis Mor is one of the 3 Aran Islands located off the west coast of Ireland outside of Galway Bay. There are year around connections with the mainland with two ferry services and also air transport. Please note – it is not possible to bring your car over to the Aran islands, as the ferry services do not allow for this.
Can you bring your own bike to Aran Islands?
Can I take my own bicycles on the ferry? We have limited space for bicycles on the ferry so we recommend that you pre-book the space with us when booking your ferry ticket. The cost for a return transfer of a standard or electric bike is €10.00 (€5.00 one way).
Do people live on Inis Mor?
Inis Mór has a population of about 840, making it the largest of the Aran Islands in terms of population and largest island off the Irish coast with no bridge or causeway to the mainland.
How to get to Inishmore in the Aran Islands?
Like many wonderful off-the-beaten-path destinations, it does take a little effort and planning to get to Inis Mor. It is possible to take a short flight on a small plane from one of the smaller airports on the mainland, but a ferry is probably the more practical option.
Where is Inis Mor Island in Galway Bay?
Inis Mor Island is conveniently located in the center of The Wild Atlantic Way. It is accessible from both Doolin (The Cliffs of Moher) and Rossaveal (Galway / Connemara). Sligo – Galway – Connemara – Doolin – Cork. Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran islands at the mouth of Galway Bay on the Atlantic coast of Ireland.
Where to go for a night out in Inis Mor?
The nightlife on Inis Mór is a highlight of any trip to Ireland. With three pubs (The Bar, Tigh Joe Mac, Tigh Joe Watty) and the Aran Islands Hotel all hosting Traditional Irish and other music and with an excellent atmosphere where locals and holidaymakers mix, a night out is definitely recommended.
Is the island of Inis Mor a pilgrimage destination?
Inis Mor (Inishmore) is also well known as a spiritual destination and many participate in Pilgrimages throughout the year. Inis Mor (Inishmore) is also becoming a destination known for it’s dining options and Inis Mor (Inishmore) is not without it’s local pubs and nightly traditional music.