Touring Inishmore, Ireland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Galway, West of Ireland drove west for about 1 hour to the port of Rossaveel where we connected with the 1015 am ferry crossing to Kilronan on the island of Inishmore which forms part of the Aran Islands, The crossing lasted 45 minutes.

Ferry at Rossaveel Harbour, Ireland

On arrival at Kilronan we connected with a tour bus which embarked on a 3 hour trip covering various aspects of the island including thatched cottages, seals, Dun Aonghasa Bronze Age Hillfort and site of Seven Churches.

Inishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland

Seven Churches, Inishmore, Aran Islands

Summer wildflowers at Inishmore, Aran.

Karst landscape at Inishmore, Ireland

Thatched House, Inishmore, Aran, Ireland

Seacliffs at Inishmore, Aran, Ireland

Dun Aonghasa Bronze Age Hillfort, Inishmore, Aran

 

Karst geology at Dun Aonghasa Hillfort, Ireland

Seals at Inishmore, Ireland

At end of the trip we returned to Kilronan where we shopped and availed of refreshments pending the 5.00pm return ferry to the mainland.

On return to the mainland we availed of dinner at a seafood restaurant and then checked into our lodgings in Galway.

Weather today was dull with intermittent showers.

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