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Kilronan on Inishmore Aran Islands Galway Bay Ireland
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Kilronan is the principal town on the island of Inismore (Inis Mór) in the Aran Islands located in Galway Bay.

Kilronan is the main tour centre in terms of accommodation, restaurants and night life.

There are several tourist attractions within walking distance of Kilronan on the Aran Islands.

Kilronan on the Aran Islands Galway Bay Ireland
 
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.

 

 
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