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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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Inishmaan Island Inis Meáin A name in Irish Galway County in Connacht Province, in Irish Islands List

Landing grid ref.: L94600 04600
Reachable "On Foot " Y

Height: 79m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 51 Grid Reference: L93900 04600
Place visited by 16 members. Recently by: Fergalh, Wes, miriam, juliewoods, mdoc1969, annem, jlk, garrettd, rgctobin, omurchu, livelife2thefull, TommyV, Mollflop, tphase, Welder
Island visited by 39 members.
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Longitude: -9.584077, Latitude: 53.081742 , Easting: 93900, Northing: 204600
ITM: 493873 704632,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Inshmn, 10 char: Inishmaan

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Inishmaan (<i>Inis Meáin</i>) in area Galway Islands, Ireland
Picture: High point of island
Find the gaps in the walls to find the highpoint
by Fergalh  28 Aug 2023
To get to the high point take a turn just before the Siopa Beag at 937 049 starA . Walk up the hill until 937 047 starB head east down the narrow track until you get to the gate that leads into a field . There is an ivy covered remains of a building here, go through the narrow gaps in the walls roughly south south east until you reach a plateau. A small pile of stones marks the high point here. Nice views in all directions Linkback:
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Picture: A walk around the island
A great walk around the Island
by Damian120  6 Jan 2018
Inis Meain - Lub Dun Fearbhai Walking Trail: Inishmaan or Inis Meáin is the centrally located of the three islands that make up the Aran Islands. I would recommend flying over from Inverin via Aer Arann as you can pick up the trail right at the small airport.

Start at the pier and end at the pier or turn left if arriving by plane as you depart the small airport building. This incredible walking trail traverses a convoluted array of narrow winding roads jutting out in a haphazard fashion. Numerous sheltered paths and stone walls erected in a maze-like configuration add to the thrill of this wondrous walking trail. Follow the Purple Arrows and allow yourself to criss-cross the island, from the rocky hillsides of the south to the deserted sandy beaches on the north shore. Where you will encounter wildflowers in bloom everywhere along the limestone Karst landscape. The trail is also littered with some astounding historical sites from the imposing stone fort -  Dún Chonchúir to the nearby fort - Dún Fhearbhaí. To one of the best preserved early Christian 10th century oratories at Cill Cheannannach. If time allows a make detour to Cathaoir Synge (Synge’s Chair), the scenery here is unrivalled. Linkback:
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Picture: Syng's Cottage
The hidden gem.
by TommyV  1 Nov 2018
We left Doolin on the ferry with hoards of others. Our ferry was bound for Inishmor with a stop in Inishmaan to let people visiting this island off. The fact that only seven people got off the ferry at Inishmaan will give you a good indication how less frequented this island is in comparison to it's two neighbours. The island is equally as beautiful as the other two so I don't really understand why tourism hasn't taken off here to the same extent, perhaps the locals don't want it. On the plus side, you will have the island to yourself to explore.

From the pier we headed across the North of the island then down along the East coast. The walk then loops back North to the village where you can investigate the impressive fort Dun Fearbhaí. I decided to branch off the main trail and climb three high walls to reach the highest point on the island at 79 metres but if you are not bagging high points there is no need to do this as it does not add any real elevation or views to the walk. Reaching the village is about the halfway point on the walk so we stopped at Teach Osta for some food and refreshments.

The walk continues through the village until you reach the equally impressive fort of Dun Chonchuir. After exploring here, the walk continues West until you reach Synge's Chair. From here head back East until you join up with the road and follow it North back to the pier, where the boat swings in to pick up the seven of us from earlier and not drop off another soul! Linkback:
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