Arranmore, Co. Donegal, North West Ireland
With 520 people, Arranmore is Ireland’s second largest island community. The island had one of the earliest lighthouses in Ireland, and has the longest-established lifeboat station in the north west. It has a widespread diaspora, with many family connections in Scotland in particular, and it is twinned with Beaver Island in Lake Michigan, where descendants of Arranmore emigrants still live. Arranmore has beautiful cliff scenery, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a lively nightlife, with traditional music sessions in its six pubs.
Facilities include: Visitor Moorings, Anchorage, Fresh Water , Fuel by can, Gas, Provisions Store, Bar, Restaurant, Post Office, Internet Access, Slipway.
Enjoy its beautiful beaches landscape, Gaelic culture, quiet country roads with abundant wildlife, turf fires and lively pubs that hold traditional Irish sessions regularly. There is a regular ferry from Burtonport. Excellent lake and shore fishing and walking can also be enjoyed.