The Aran Islands – Galway Ireland

The Aran Islands – Galway Ireland

The Official tourist guide to the Aran Islands. The Aran Islands has a lot to offer: The three Aran Islands, Inis Mór Island (Big Island), Inis Meáin Island (Middle island) and Inis Oírr Island (East island) are situated in a north westerly, south easterly direction at the mouth of Galway Bay, Ireland.They are famous for their geological formation, historical monuments and their linguistic and cultural heritage. The Irish(Gaelic) language is still spoken here and in the twenty first century all native born islanders are bilingual in both Irish and English.

Check back with us frequently for updates on news about special events and happenings around the Aran islands… enjoy your stay on the Aran Islands!. Access to the Aran Islands is via Galway – Rossaveal and Doolin



Dun Aonghasa

The impressive fort of Dun Aonghasa which is set on 300 Foot Cliffs and a World Heritage site.

“That this feeling, this authenticity,
has survived the modern world is
nothing short of miraculous”


Poll na bPéist - The Worm Hole

Venue for the Red Bull Cliff Diving

The Aran Islands Blog

Learn about The Aran Islands through other people’s experiences and get a deeper idea of why The Aran Islands are such a special place.

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3 reasons to Rent or Hire a bike on Inis Mor (Inishmore)
Inis Oírr – The Little Sister of the Aran Islands
Best place to be
Why Should One Visit Aran Islands Once In Their Lifetime?
St. Patrick’s Day on the Aran Islands
The Aran Islands in the dead of winter – a life-changing experience
My Favorite Place in Ireland: The Wild West – By Andrew McCarthy
Mystery of the moving rocks off Irish island solved
A Day on Inis Meaín – From Dawn to Departure
Aran Island Journey
Aran Islands’ Inis Mor: Wind, Rock, Roots & Resurrection
Arriving on wonderful Aran

The Aran Islands are  located in the center of the Wild Atlantic Way. It is Accessible from Rossavel (Connemara & Galway). The Aran Islands are also accessible from Doolin which is close to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare.

Learn More about The Wild Atlantic Way