The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island, Dunquin

Gain insight into the history of the great Blasket Islands at The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island. This heritage and cultural center offers a look into all aspects of Gaelic culture and the community of the island, including its large literary legacy. Take a guided tour through exhibits, which manage to keep things as authentic as possible with English translations readily available. Along the way, you'll also enjoy some of the best views of the island. An onsite cafe and eatery serves up home-baked snacks and light meals, while the bookshop offers literary classics from the area and a large range of books on Irish culture. See The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island and all Dunquin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dunquin trip itinerary planner.
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  • We visited on a Wednesday afternoon. 2 x adults, 2 x students, a teenager and an 11 year old. Great displays and local historical information about the islands. Beautiful architecture at OPW site...  more »
  • Had an excelent visit here. Good food in the restaurant and a great experience to visit and learn about the Blaskets. Great value for money and staff very friendly.  more »
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