Inis Mor

Inis Mor, the largest of the Aran Islands, is a Gaeltacht, an enclave of Gaelic speech and tradition.

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During our visit, we were greeted by Deidre Ni Chinneide, a Dubliner who has taken up island living and the cause of preserving Celtic culture and spirit, largely through music. Her CD, Celtic Passage, is haunting and exquisite.

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As in much of Ireland, the remains of early churches serve as reminders of times long past.

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As a tourist destination, horse drawn carts, as well as bicycles, serve as common modes of transportation.

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