Travel Blogs from Inishmore, Ireland

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Stones, stones, and more stones!, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Stones, stones, and more stones!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Today we were setting off to the Aran Islands.  There are 3 different ones, and they all have very small populations, practice some traditional farming, and are skattered with old ruins.  We set off to the Tourist Information ...

Return to Galway, Kilronan, Inishmore, Aran Islands, to Galway, Ireland travel blog

Return to Galway

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... !) On the boat and on the bus back to Galway, I wrote. From my diary: "Here I am on my way back from Inishmore, having NOT written and written and written. I didn't feel like staying there in the damp any longer, trying to avoid the tourists (and ...

Dun Aengus/Dun Aonghasa, Kilronan,  Inishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland travel blog

Dun Aengus/Dun Aonghasa

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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After another massive Irish breakfast, I was ready to go again. This time I wanted to visit the big tourist attraction on Inishmore, another fort called Dun Aengus (Dun Aonghasa in Irish). But I wanted to do it my way. No tour vans for me--I rented a ...

Happy Birthday To Me!, Kilronan, Inishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland travel blog

Happy Birthday To Me!

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... that lurched as the waves clunked underneath. The desolate shore fell behind us and we docked at the even more desolte island of Inishmore (Inismor in Irish Gaelic). The first to disembark was a coffin. Whose, I don't know. Maybe one of the fishermen ...

The Black Fort, Kilronan, Inishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland travel blog

The Black Fort

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... up in front of the ferry waiting for the tourists to disembark) or pony carts (the quaint way of doing it). Impressions of Inishmore? No trees except for those growing in yards. Earth tones, muted, like Connemara. Lots of rocks, mostly made into walls ...

Leaving the Island, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Leaving the Island

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... goodbye to the assortment of brief but interesting friendships that had formed over the course of four days. If I could, I would fold up Inishmore, along with Rosin and Sarah, Glen and James, and shove it into an extra corner of my backpack. But there's ...

The Aran Islands, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

The Aran Islands

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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I arrived on the Aran Islands weary of city travel. I felt ready for the countryside, I was yearning for peace and quiet. Inishmore, the largest of the archipelago, has delivered. We all have places where the land speaks to us, and Inishmore is one of ...

bringin mum and dad to the island!, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

bringin mum and dad to the island!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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We had a very short but GREAT stay!  Couldn't have asked for better weather and a better time.  uinseon took time off work to drive me mum and dad around the island.  They fell in love with it just as much as I did!  We stayed at ...

the Aran island, Inishmore, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

the Aran island, Inishmore

A travel blog entry by mmgill

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... hour or so later we get to the ferry dock, and the ferry is another forty minute ride.  Forty minutes until glorious Inishmore.  I believe it's properly Inis Mor ... with a fada over the 'o'.  We arrived on Inishmore, I'd say around 1: ...

Man of Aran, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Man of Aran

A travel blog entry by efrohoff

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Julian has a black eye. How or why we have no idea. "How'd you get a black eye, Julian?" "I don't know. What's a black eye?" All we can do is shake our head and sigh. Our drive to Rossaveal and the ferry terminal is lovely. We can see the rocky ...

A Barren Wasteland, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

A Barren Wasteland

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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Today we woke up early to pack our things, get breakfast and buy ferry tickets to head to the Aran Islands. It was hard to pack quietly to not wake up the other roommates but we tried. When we were finished we headed to the bus and took a trip to the ...

Home Sweet Home!!!, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Home Sweet Home!!!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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So i am back in Galway/Aran Islands!!!  It was a LONGGG day on sat!  had to get up at 4 am and got into Galway at 8pm!  went out on the tare with Zoe then had to drag my ass on sunday over to Aran!  Visiting with dave and my Island ...

Aran Islands (specifically Inishmor), Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Aran Islands (specifically Inishmor)

A travel blog entry by bachcj

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... . If you were in the States, it would be a paved road that small buses could go up or at least even, paved steps. But not in Ireland. As with most of what we've seen, you take your life in your hands to do things. The start was fine but about 1/2 way up ...

The Aran Islands, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

The Aran Islands

A travel blog entry by jkloewen

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... to the Cliffs of Moher. We decided to book a day-long excursion to the biggest and most beautiful island of the three, Inishmore (population is a little over 900). Our day started with a very short walk to the bus stop (just down the road), and then ...

Man of Aran, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Man of Aran

A travel blog entry by rickandluann

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... -beat, foreign or obscure movies. Recently we watched the 1930’s Man of Aran which depicts life on Inishmore Island. Located just off the coast of Ireland, life was harsh to say the least. Life here hasn’t changed all that much over the last ...

Day 9:  Bog People, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Day 9: Bog People

A travel blog entry by basketmakeramy

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... ). Near the end of the tour we found out that she founded the company 42 years ago. They are the only crystal maker in Ireland that still makes crystal. They don't sell to shops in Ireland but export it (and you can order online). The crystal found in ...

Craziness, always craziness! This is NOT your room, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Craziness, always craziness! This is NOT your room

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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Last night Barbara came over and I made her TACOS! YUMMM!!!  We drank wine laughed it was so fun!  Decided lets not end the evening well go for "one" at the pub!  She wanted to go to the hotel and I hadn't been there in forever so awesome ...

Goodbye Inishmore, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Goodbye Inishmore

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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I am leaving Inishmore today. Wow, I cant believe how time flew by!  I just spent 8 amazing days on this island.  If you ever get come to Ireland coming here is a MUST!  From the green green grass lined with stone walls, cattle grazing, ...

Day 8: The Beauty of Ireland in Full Force, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Day 8: The Beauty of Ireland in Full Force

A travel blog entry by lari

... up to the coach station. We were first brought to the ferry harbour by a small-ish coach and then boarded the ferry to Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands (Inis Mr literally means 'large island’). Its length is about 18 km and ...

An Aran Keening... or not?, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

An Aran Keening... or not?

A travel blog entry by lawler12

... Aran Keening by Andrew McNeillie.  This is a memoir of the time that the author spent in his early 20's living on Inishmore in Ireland.  I bought tickets for the ferry later that day, and began reading the book. The author opens with a preface, ...

Aran Island: Inishmore, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Aran Island: Inishmore

A travel blog entry by aubdaub

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I had intended to come here just for the day, but the moment I got off the ferry I knew that wasn't enough. Everyone riding around on thier bicycles, sun shining... no I had to stay the night! So I had a great opportunity to do a walk around the ...

Galway and Aran Islands, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Galway and Aran Islands

A travel blog entry by celticmoon

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... 10 minute walk, and just one stop into the heart of Galway. We walked around a bit then caught our bus to the ferry to Inishmore. Nice to have someone else drive the crazy roads for a change! The island was lovely. We made the mistake of taking the ...

****CRY*****, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

****CRY*****

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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AGHHHHHHHHH!!! I feel like I am going to have a heart attack and kill someone! Why whyyy does any of this surprise me?? In half a way it does the other half it doesn't!  So dave left yesterday hes like only 4 people are checking in tomorrow and ...

sneaky sneaky!, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

sneaky sneaky!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

Well its been interesting so far! The hostel was pretty decent most of the rooms were filled and 4 walk ins. There was a funeral yesterday for a 23 year old boy who committed suicide on Tuesday. It really upset the whole island as it should. And everyone ...

Inishmore by Bike, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Inishmore by Bike

A travel blog entry by simonv

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... Inishmore  I will not spend too much time on words for my blog today as I think the pictures will speak for themselves. Inishmore is the largest of the three Islands that make up the Aran Islands. The majority of the inhabitants of the islands ...

Irish Stories, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Irish Stories

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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Ladies and Gentlemen I have come before you To stand behind you To tell you something About nothing that I know A truck filled with bricks ran over a dead dog and killed it I am sitting at the corner of a round table This Irish man was drunk and couldnt ...

You have a childlike essence, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

You have a childlike essence

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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Wow, Did I tell you how much I absolutely LOVE traveling??? Were here at the Aran Islands (Inis Mor) and we are having an AMAZING time!!! Dave picked us up on Friday his 2 housemates from Dublin came as well Keith and Carl. Otherwise known as Mister ...

Quick update, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Quick update

A travel blog entry by luggage06z

I'll fill this in later when I have more time...sound familiar? ...

I LOVE CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

I LOVE CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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Haha well I was going to wait till Monday to write this blog but I can't! So Thursday was Jana’s last day. We had a great day relaxing then going into town late, we went for dinner at Busker Browns as I always do (the food is always good and ...

Release, Inishmore, Ireland travel blog

Release

A travel blog entry by vanivan

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... to pick the most secluded I could find, but accommodation was difficult on the two smaller islands.  I settled for Inishmore, and I'm very glad I went there. There were plenty of daytrippers to Inishmore, but not many staying overnight, let alone ...

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