County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Experiences


County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Ancient Aran: Spend at least one night on one of the Oileáin Árainn (Aran Islands), three outposts of Gaelic civilization, which still have a... Read more

  • Galway: City of the Tribes

    Galway's founders were Anglo-Normans who arrived in the mid-13th century and fortified their settlement against "the native Irish," as local... Read more

  • Aran Rediscovered

    During the 1800s, the islands, wracked by famine and mass emigration, were virtually forgotten by mainland Ireland. At the turn of the 20th century,... Read more

  • Shopping in Galway

    There's no question about it: they have a different look in Galway. People have always dressed differently, because they dress for the Galway... Read more

  • The Galway Saturday Market

    Locals get up very early on Saturday in Galway in order to get the pick of the goods on offer at the Saturday food market. As many as 90 colorful... Read more


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