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Neat place to bike to!!

We took the ferry for a day trip on the island and rented bikes and bikes around seeing the sights... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
brokenspice
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Fun for a brief visit

I believe this is the 'sunken church' on Inisheer. It was remarkable for its age and I found it... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
danders1999
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Liberty, Missouri, United States
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry for a day trip on the island and rented bikes and bikes around seeing the sights for a couple hours! HIGHLY recommend biking around, great way to see all the sights! This is a cool ruin to see, easy to accidentally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brokenspice
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I believe this is the 'sunken church' on Inisheer. It was remarkable for its age and I found it kind of wild to think about how it was used and picture people inside. It's a nice walk (a bit long) on foot from the boat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on a bike ride around the island. This was one of our favorite things on the island. It's so old, and gives a compelling picture of the cultural and geological history of the island. We really enjoyed that we could go into the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The church ruins are hidden within the cemetery on the hill. Once you enter the cemetery you can see the tops of the ruins. It is definitely worth your time to wander up there and see it. You don't have to be part of a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bee20152015
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The underground church is a short stop on the trip around this small island. Cemetary included. Part of the local tour route that you can walk to or be taken to by the tour guides.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank craig t
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful old chapel. It’s not far from the pier. There are very old graves here along with newer ones. Nice view of water from there as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 27 March 2018

First - dress for any type of weather while touring the Aran Islands. It was sunny when we left Doolin and when we arrived to the island it was pouring rain and didn't stop the entire time we were there. The ancient chapel is a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RamblinRader
Reviewed 26 March 2018

With the help of a local guide my wife and I looked around the small Aran Island Inisheer. The drivers on the island all know to drive clockwise as the streets are narrow and unaware cyclists bicycling the wrong way cause a bit of jam!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jamescL8698OG
Reviewed 4 August 2017

You'd miss the church from the road, because the entire hill has grown up around it. Climb the hill and it's down in the centre, along with St. Caomhan's bed.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sunville2014
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It is quite a feeling to look out over Galway bay and the stone markers of the cemetery, and then turn one's gaze to the remains of this church. While the roof is long gone the stones are still intact, including the altar and an...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Austin R
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