One of the islands most famous attraction is
Dun Aengus. Dun Aengus is a fort situated on the edge of
a cliff at a height of 100 meters overlooking the Atlantic
on the Aran Islands, Inishmore. It consists of a series of
concentric circular walls, the innermost; the citadel
encloses an area approximately 50 meters in diameter with 4m
thick walls of stone. These walls have been rebuilt to a
height of 6m and have wall walks, chambers, and flights of
stairs as well.
The ferries serving the
island call at Doolin, County Clare and also from
Rossaveal, County Galway. The main industries in
Kilronan are fishing and tourism. School children also visit
to improve their Irish at summer schools. Kilronan has a
population of approx 300 people.