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Galway Islands Area
Place count in area: 144, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, 39, 44, 45, 46, 51, 51A, 52, EW-CON 
Highest place:
Inishark, 96.6m

Places in area Galway Islands:
Ardnacross island 4mThe Boy 65mMiddlequarter (Inishbofin) (2) 89mCrappagh 16mCrow Island 9mIllaunfadda 5mIllaunard 10mIllaungorm South 5mIllaungorm North 5mEragh Island South 6mllauneeragh West 15mIllauneeragh (1) 21mBig Island 7mIllaunmore (2) 14mNorth island 9mArdillaun (1) 5mBirbeg Island 6mBirmore Island 13mBoolard Island 23mBraadillaun 12mBrannock Island 14mCalf Islands 5mEagle Rock 5mKinnelly Islands 3mClynagh Island 15mCroaghnakeela 2mCroghnut Island 30mCruagh Island 63mCrump Island 25mDinish 19mDavillaun 5mDeer island 5mDog Island (1) 5mDonee 5mDoolick 2mDoonguddle 5mDoonmane 5mDoonawaul 12mDunmanus Island 5mAnnaghvaan 15mEeshal Island 12mFerroon Rocks 9mFiddaun Islands 9mFurnace 27mFreaghillaun 12mFreaghillaun Beg 15mFreaghillaun North 8mFreaghillaun South 27mFriar Island 5mGreen Island 1mGlassillaun 13mGolam island 25mGooreen (Omey Island) 26mGooreen Island 6mHare Island (1) 10mHigh Island (1) 5mHog Island (1) 15mIllaunmore (1) 12mIllaunnamweelin 5mIllaunnanima 12mInchaghaun 8mInishbarra 37mInishbigger 6mInishkeeragh (2) 10mInishdawros 3mInishdugga 12mInisherk 27mInishlacken 13mInishlay 6mInishlusk 5mInchamakinna 15mInishnee 45mInishtroghenmore 5mInishtravin 14mInistreh 5mInisbroon 23mInishark 96.6mInishbearna 47mInishcorra 5mInisheer 57mInisheltia 12mInishgort (2) 22mInishlyon 43mInishmaan 79mInishskinnybeg 12mInishskinnymore 16mInishturk (2) 37mIsland Eddy 8mRedflag Island 5mLettermullan Island 45mFish Rock 5mMallgarve 5mMulroney's Island 5mMutton Island (1) 6mBeaghy Islands 5mWherroon Island 5mIllaunroe (1) 15mAvery Island 4mIllaunnanownim 14mColt Island (2) 5mIllauncasheen 15mOghly Island 5mIllaunaknock 5mDog Island (2) 5mPuck Island 9mChapel Island (2) 7mFox Island (1) 5mIllaunacroghnut 5mIllaundoon 3mFinish island 8mOileán Gharmna 53mIllaunamid 5mDuck Island (2) 10mDuck island 7mMason Island 14mIllaunmaan 10mSt. Macdara's Island 27mMweenish Island 23mInishmuskerry 6mCow Island 5mIllaunnakirka 6mGreeve Island 5mIllaunacroagh Beg 3mIllaunacroagh More 20mHorse Island (3) 4mIllaunnagappul 8mIllaunaleama 12mIllaunamrogue 3mIllaunamenara 8mStrawbeach Island 5mIllaungurraig 5mIllaunrossalough 5mIllaunurra 9mOx Island 5mRabbit Island (1) 5mRock Island 10mRoeillaun (3) 13mRoeillaun (2) 5mRossroe Island 15mSkerdbeg 5mSkerdmore 5mStraw Island 10mTawin Island 6mTurbot Island 13m

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Middlequarter (2) Island Inishbofin Island An Cheathrú Lair (2) A name in Irish Galway County in Connacht Province, in Irish Islands List

on island Inishbofin
Landing grid ref.: L54000 64800
Reachable "On Foot " Y

Height: 89m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 37 Grid Reference: L53200 66000
Place visited by 26 members. Recently by: miriam, Fergalh, TommyMc, JoHeaney, bryanmccabe, jlk, pdtempan, paulbrown, wicklore, markwallace, mdoc1969, Aongus, magnumpig, rollingwave, TommyV
Island visited by 51 members.
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Longitude: -10.219483, Latitude: 53.623377 , Easting: 53200, Northing: 266000
ITM: 453182 766018,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mdlqrt, 10 char: Mdlqrtr

White cow island, island name also Inis Bó Finne  

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Inishbofin summit
by Wilderness  6 Aug 2017
The summit is in the middle of the island and is easy to access. There is a trail leading to the top on the south and east sides but you can also make your own way up. I got to the top by walking ,off trail, from the west side; it was a little marshy in places! There is also another nice hill worth climbing located on the west end of the island: L513 655 starA. It must be roughly the same height as Middlequarter Linkback:
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Highest Point is the West Quarter.89m ?
by ucampbell  20 Mar 2019
The way marked trail maps provided on the Island lead you to the Cliffs. However I wanted to reach the highest point and this was easily done in the time allowed before getting the afternoon ferry return. I'm surprised no one else on the forum has commented on the Islands highest point since the previous post. It's the West Quarter, according to my map. Fabulous views. Linkback:
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Picture: Celtic style cross ion the baron Western Quarter
Three loops one hike
by TommyV  5 Jul 2019
Inishbofin has three marked looped trails on the island taking in the Western Quarter (Purple) loop the Middle Quarter (Blue) loop and the East side of the island Cloonmore (Red) loop. If making the journey all the way to this island it's possible to hike the entire island in a day. We followed the Cloonmore loop first which starts and finishes back at the quay which is ideal to have a bit of lunch at the Beach Bar before continuing to explore the rest of the island. Head North following the blue loop to the 89 metre mark just above the air field. I believe this to be the highest point on the island but there is debate as to the highest point on the Western Quarter being equal to this. In any case it's it's very easy to take in the Western Quarter loop from here by heading to a little beach at the North side of Lough Bofin where you will join the purple loop. It's possible to pop up to the top of the prominent hill on this side of the island if you are not sure about the Middle Quarter high point being the highest on the island. All in all a lovely island to hike and very different walks from the baron Western Quarter to the more sheltered inhabited Eastern side of the island. Linkback:
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Picture: Cairn at summit looking east
Western peak is the highest point on island
by Fergalh  2 Jul 2023
Took ferry on windy day and visited both Middle quarter (87 Metres) and Western quarter (89 Metres) peaks and the cliffs. As the ferry leaves Cleggan at 11.30 and Inishboffin at 17.00 there was not enough time to visit the third peak on the island Knock (82 metres) I concur with Ucampbell that the western peak is the highest on the island. Leave the red route just after Doonmore hotel at and head up boreen at 523651 starB After passing through gate this stops at a wall with another gate and a short climb will lead you to the summit. From here walk to the cliffs for great views and a walk east will lead you to the short climb to Middle Quarter Linkback:
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