Inis Mór (Inishmore)
Welcome to Inis Mór, a place to explore… The largest of the three Aran Islands. Inis Mór is a beautiful Island, home of the Aran Sweater, scene from The Man of Aran film, littered with prehistoric monuments & churches some of which are set on Magnificent cliffs. It is a holiday destination for many who come to enjoy most of whom cycle around the island to view the sights.
The cycle to Dun Aengus.
Dun Aonghasa is semicircular and resting on the edge of a perpendicular cliff rising 100 metres out of the ocean. The fort 6 kilometres from the main village of Kilronan where people rent bikes from one of the Bike Hire companies. It consists of an inner court 50 metres across surrounded by a wall six metres high and five metres thick at the base. Outside is a rampart, a defence formed by sharp-pointed stones set closely together. Dun Aengus superb position and it’s structural perfection, have prompted many experts to pronounce it one of the finest prehistoric monuments in Europe.