The Aran Islands
A must see if you have an interest in Irish culture and heritage. These are 3 islands located off the coast of Galway which include Inis Mor, Inis Meain and Inis Oirr. The Irish language is still widely spoken here and it represents an area which is rich in Irish culture. The most popular of all islands is Inis Mor (which translates to Big Island) and encompasses a range of different Christian, pre Christian and Celtic monuments. A ferry leaves from Rossaveal (40 minutes from Clayton Hotel Galway) to these islands each day.