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Join Us On a Trip Around The Aran Islands – (#604)

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Join Mike and Carina as we take around Inishmore – the largest of the Aran Islands which lies at the mouth of Galway Bay to the west of Ireland. It’s a magical part of the world – and we travel around in the company of a very special tour guide.

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Episode Summary:

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 4 of the Letter from Ireland Show.

Join Mike and Carina as we take around Inishmore – the largest of the Aran Islands which lies at the mouth of Galway Bay to the west of Ireland.

The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).

 

Map and Stops Mentioned in This Episode:

Our Stops on The Aran Islands (see maps below):

  1. Furbo Beach – just outside Galway City.
  2. Dún Ducathair.
  3. An Poll bPéist.
  4. Liam Ó’Flaithearta’s house.
  5. Headstones near St. Ciarán’s church.
  6. St. Ciarán’s church and the salmon well.

Maps:

Follow our journey in the 2 maps below:

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Aran Islands Map 2

 

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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.

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