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Kilronan: photos, description (Kilronan)

Kilronan is a picturesque little town on the island of Inishmore (one of the three Aran Islands, County Galway. It is located on the northeast coast of the island and it is the largest settlement Inishmore. The main occupation of the locals are fishing and tourism. The people of Kilronan, according to the 2011 census, does not exceed 300 people.

Today Kilronan is a popular tourist destination and an ideal place to begin your acquaintance with the island of Inishmore and its attractions. Here you will find everything you need for a comfortable stay - lots of mini-hotels and apartments, a lot of cozy restaurants, cafes and pubs, and, of course, a tour Desk where you can arrange leisure. To get to the island and in fact most of Kilronan, you can ferry from Doolin (County Clare) or Rossaveal (County Galway), and by plane from Connemara airport.

To travel around the island you can go with a bus tour, using the services of a horse-drawn carriage or rent a bike, which is perhaps the most ideal means of transport if you want to explore the island slowly, at your own pace. However, a lot of pleasure and lovers of long walks.

Among the main attractions of the island that are definitely worth a visit, it is possible to allocate the prehistoric Fort of Dun Angus and Dun Bhatar. If you have enough time you can also visit the Islands of Inishmaan and Inisheer, or take a fascinating boat trip to the cliffs of Moher, which are considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Ireland.

The Isle of Inishmore is part of the so-called Gaeltachta in Ireland and in Scotland the so-called areas, where, respectively of Irish and Scottish (Gaelic) languages are preserved as languages of everyday communication among most of the population) and in summer in Kilronan organize specialized summer school, where the younger generation can significantly improve the Irish language.