Aran Islands

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Aran Islands
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When to come

May and September are the best warm-weather months. Day-trippers outnumber Inishmore residents in the peak-summer season.

Getting to the
Aran Islands

Ferries connect the Aran Islands to several mainland harbors on the Galway Bay coast. Air service is also available.


The three economic pillars of the Aran Islands are fishing, farming and tourism.


Virtually all the islanders speak Irish (Gaelic), though most are fluent in English.

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