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Places To See – Áiteanna le feiceáil

Explore Inis Mór…

Through your stay in Inis Mór, there are places you quite simply must-see.
See our list below for guidance on where to go upon arrival to our beautiful shores.

Baile Cill Rónáin

Kilronan Village is capital town of Inis Mór, which provides all the facilities you will need on your visit.

Cill Mhuirbhigh

Kilmurvey Village is a pretty little craft village, which boasts one of Ireland’s finest blue flag beaches.

Clochán Na Carraige

A clochán is a stone-roofed house. This is a fine example. It is roofed in corbelled fashion.

Dún Aonghasa

Dún Aonghasa is a world-renowned clifftop prehistoric stone fort built in the 2nd century BC.

Dún Dúchathair

Dún Dúchathair, standing on the cliffs south of Kilronan, is a large stone promontory fort with “cheveaux de frise”.

Dún Eochla

Situated about 400m south of the main road at Eochaill, near the highest point on the Island, this is an inland stone fort with massive circular walls and terraces.

Dún Eoghanachta

Dún Eoghanachta is an inland stone fort with a circular terraced wall, almost circular 90ft feet North – South, 90ft East – West.

Flora and Fauna

From beautiful unspoiled landscapes to wild colonies of seals and dolphins, Inis Mór’s wildlife is truly breathtaking.

Leaba Dhiarmuda agus Ghrainne

This is a megalithic wedge tomb dating from about 2,000 B.C. Wedge tombs are the earliest known monuments on Aran.

Na Seacht d’Teampaill

This monastic site is the remains of two churches and domestic buildings. The site also has remains of the late 11th Century High Crosses, inscribed stones and penitential beds.

Poll na bPéist

The Serpent’s Lair is a natural wonder on the very edge of Inis Mór’s western coast, famous for its “Red Bull Cliff Diving”.

Radharcanna do Grianghrafadóireacht

This location is an amazing viewpoint for photography. Take a break and enjoy the views from the top of the road which are spectacular.

Teaghlach Éinne

This the church of Saint Enda, who is credited with being the founder of monasticism in Ireland in to 5th century AD.

Teampall An Cheathrair Álainn

This is a simple but beautiful 15th Century church dedicated to the “four beautiful saints”, Fursey, Brendan, Conal, Berchan, who are said to be buried nearby.

Teampall Bheanáin

Teampall Bheanáin is a tiny mortared stone church, dating from the 10th century.