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Inishbofin Island (Inis Bó Finne) - Galway
Inishbofin Island, Co. Galway
For over 6,000 years Inishbofin Island, 11km of the Galway coast, has been favoured by fishermen, farmers, exiled monks and fugitive pirates; and more recently is home to some of the best traditional Irish music and craic you are likely to find.

Steeped in history, Iron Age promontory forts dot the cliffs, 16th Century strongholds whisper of pirates Don Bosco and Granuaile and the remains of a 17th Century barracks cry out for the Catholic clergy once imprisoned here. For those tracing ancestral roots, visitors can also access a genealogical database at the local Heritage Museum.

With the Atlantic Ocean on its doorstep, adventures include shore angling, seal watching, and hillwalking along magnificent cliffs. Activities such as kayaking, sailing, and cycling, make exploring easier than ever.

The island takes on a new lease of life at night with many local and visiting musicians coming together for some of the best music sessions and craic Ireland has to offer.

While a haven for adventurers and music lovers, the rural location and slow pace of life, makes Inishbofin the perfect relaxing escape. Browse in the bookshop, feel the sand on your toes, and savour the delicious local food.

One Island – Endless Adventures.

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Offshore,Co Galway
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