Inisheer is the smallest and most eastern of the three Aran Islands in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland.
The Cliffs of Moher are clearly visible in all their panoramic splendor.
The Island itself has the feel of an isolated fishing village, with a pristine carpeted white sandy beach facing clear crystal turquoise water and plenty of fishing boats.
The island is 3km by 3km wide with small hills and little valleys and is easily covered by foot or by bike.
A burial site called Cnoc Raithní was discovered which dates back to 1500 BC. This is the earliest evidence of human settlement of the island.
The cargo vessel Plassey was shipwrecked off Inis Oírr on 8 March 1960, and has since been thrown above high tide mark on the island by strong Atlantic waves.
The ship features in the opening credits of the TV Show Father Ted.
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