The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Dunquin

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Gain insight into the history of the great Blasket Islands at The Great Blasket Centre and 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 Great Blasket Centre and Island and all Dunquin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dunquin trip itinerary planner.
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  • On our stop to the Blasket Centre, we stopped in the tlascaire restaurant and couldn’t resist the Rhubard pie.( Being from the Midwest ) Excellent !! Homemade !! Ask for Christy Mac Gearailt, he’s pro...  more »
  • We drove from Killarney to explore the Wild Atlantic Way and had been recommended to stop off here by the concierge at The Killarney Park Hotel who advised us it was well worth a visit, and he was rig...  more »
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