Aran Islands

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Aran Islands
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Map of Aran Islands

The three Aran Islands, Inis Mór( Big Island), Inis Meáin( Middle island) and Inis Oírr (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.

All other Irish Islands listed on main Ireland page Ireland

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Charts

See Ireland.

Weather

See Ireland.

Passages

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Islands

  • Inisheer (Inis Oírr)
  • Inishmaan (Inis Meáin)
  • Inishmore (Inis Mór)
  • Bannock Islands

Communication

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Navigation

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Entrance

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Berthing

Ports

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  • Port2Port2/wiki/Port2

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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  • [[Marina1]]
  • [[Marina2]]

Anchorages

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  • [[large Anchorage1]]
  • [[large Anchorage1]]

Amenities

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Provisioning

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Eating out

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Name/wiki/Aran_Islands#.27.27.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EName.3C.2Fspan.3E.27.27Eatingout icon Name [[Aran Islands#Name|Name]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.

Transportation

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Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

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Comments

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