What makes a holiday in the Gaeltacht areas so remarkable is the living experience of the Irish Language. And the distinctive culture of the Gaeltacht, reflected in its music, song and dance which formally prevailed in the whole Island. What’s more the Gaeltacht areas are naturally endowed with some of Ireland’s finest scenery.

Arranmore Island

Arranmore Island There’s a feeling of enchantment from the moment you step aboard the ferry at the old town of Burtonport (Ailt an Chorráin) five miles from Dungloe (An Clochán Liath), and steam past the surrounding islands of Inniscoo and ... Find out more

Gola Island

Gola Island Gola Island, or in Gaelic Gabhla, is the ideal destination for a walker seeking an 'off the beaten track' walk. Gola Island, less than 2km from the mainland at Gaoth Dobhair (Gweedore), has been uninhabited since the 1960's. Evidence of the ... Find out more

Inishbofin

Inishbofin Inis Bó Finne means "Island of the white cow". Completely unspoilt, it has a beautiful coastline that varies between white sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, hidden caves, and a striking sea arch. Coastal nature is rich in this rugged Atlantic ... Find out more

Inishfree

Inishfree Island, approximately one square mile of sandy beaches and beautiful scenery, the island was home to thirty six families in a tightly-knit, caring community. Find out more

Inishtrahull

Inishtrahull Inishtrahull's main interest is geological, Ireland's oldest rocks are to be found here. It is also well known for its wildlife and is designated a Nature reserve by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of the Environment, Heritage ... Find out more

Owey

Owey Owey Island lies midway between Gola and Arranmore and is just off-shore from Cruit Island. The recently whitewashed cottages on Owey are clearly visible from the Clubhouse at the end of Cruit. It is roughly the same size as Gola, being a little ... Find out more

The Gaeltacht

The Gaeltacht What makes a holiday in the Gaeltacht areas so remarkable is the living experience of the Irish Language. And the distinctive culture of the Gaeltacht, reflected in its music, song and dance which formally prevailed in the whole Island. What's more ... Find out more

Tory Island

Tory Island Tory Island’s name conjures up images of majesty and beauty. In fact as the northernmost outpost of Donegal’s thriving Gaeltacht culture, Tory is home to its own King, Iron Age forts, and medieval round towers. Rare birdlife and ... Find out more