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Inis Bó Finne

David Hogan

Inis Bó Finne

a guide to the natural history and archaeology

by David Hogan

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Published by Connemara Field Studies Centre in Cloon, Cleggan, Co. Galway .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Ireland -- Inishbofin.,
  • Archaeology -- Ireland -- Inishbofin.,
  • Islands -- Ireland.,
  • Inishbofin (Ireland) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInishbofin
    StatementDavid Hogan and Michael Gibbons.
    ContributionsGibbons, Michael.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p., [1] folded leaf :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16590256M

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    Tory is a swimmer's and diver's dream. It's highly recommended you go for a dip at the harbour or book in a diving session with Mevagh Dive Centre to investigate the wreck of the HMS Wasp, a Royal Navy gunboat whose crew was en route to evict poor tenant families in It’s said that the island’s Neolithic cursing stone, Cloch na Mallacht, was used to steer the ship off course and meet.   Best recent holiday or weekend break: Inis Bó Finne. Pat Coyne’s Dolphin Hotel. Your best celebrity encounter: I met Prince in Paisley Park. He had a .

      Founding of Monastery on the Isle of Inishbofin: Colman stayed on Iona for awhile before he and his fellow Lindisfarne monks and perhaps others who joined him from Iona, sailed for Ireland and then trekked across the mainland of Ireland to the far western shores. This group settled at Inis Bó Finne, also known as Inishbofin (“Island of the White Heifer”), an island off the western coast. Inis Bó Finne Island of the White Cow Inishfree Inis Fraoigh I have a fascinating book by Deirdre Flanagan and Laurence Flanagan called ‘Irish Place Names’ which contains this wonderful information. It’s absolutely amazing! All the best Brian x # Posted by briantheflute 3 months ago.


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Inishbofin (derived from the Irish Inis Bó Finne meaning 'Island of the White Cow') is a small island off the coast of Connemara, County Galway, Ireland.

Inishbofin has around inhabitants and is a popular tourist destination. 2 Geology and topography. Demographics. 5 Culture and sports. 8 Inishbofin in the Annals. 12 External on: Atlantic Ocean. Inis Bo Finne (Island of the White Cow) lies seven miles off Galway’s coast.

The island is km by 4km. The main activities on the island today are tourism, farming and fishing. There are five townlands, West Quarter, Fawnmore, Middle Quarter, Cloonamore and Knock.

Inishbofin has three official looped walks of varying difficulties, each. Inis Bó Finne as seen from the harbour. Inis Bó Finne. Landing at Inis Bó Finne Harbour. The island is a hectare ( acre) land mass, with an economy traditionally based on fishing and farming.

Irish is spoken routinely. There are no pubs or shops on the island. There is a County: Donegal. Book Car Rental. A Donegal Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point. Inishbofin Island – Inis Bó Finne. Inishbofin Island or Inis Bó Finne is a Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point just 3km off the Donegal coast.

It has a significant bird population and is a sanctuary for the corncrake, barnacle geese, choughs, Arctic terns and peregrine falcons. Inisbofin - Inis Bó Finne (Island of the white cow) Inishbofin's rocks are metamorphic schists and gneiss, it rises to a maximum height of 89m and has a very fine natural harbour.

The island is popular with visitors. Inishbofin (derived from the Irish Inis Bó Finne meaning 'Island of the White Cow') is a small island off the coast of Connemara, Inis Bó Finne book Galway, Ireland. Inishbofin has around inhabitants and is a popular tourist destination.

Media in category "Inishbofin (Galway)" The following 33 files are in this category, out of 33 total. FRENCH() p THE FAMINE AT 1, × 1,; MBInstance of: island. Welcome to The Dolphin Hotel. Set on the magical island of Inishbofin, just off the beautiful Connemara coast, the Dolphin Hotel & Restaurant is a friendly family run Inishbofin hotel well known for its delicious food and warm island welcome.

The weathered Wild Atlantic Way is home to a diverse range of activities and events, and one island welcomes visitors for an event with a rather unique flavour. In the stunning surrounds of Inishbofin Island, just off the Galway coast, you’ll find Bia Bó Finne, an intimate festival that takes.

Comharchumann na nOileán Beag Ancaire, An Chrannóg, Na Doirí Beaga, Leitir Ceanainn, Tír Chonaill. T: () F: () Inis Bó Finne is a small, enchanting island far removed from the hustle and bustle of modern-day life.

Situated two miles off the north Donegal coast, the island has beautiful white sandy beaches and unusual cliffs and caves. The islanders, along with the island itself, seem lost in time, having only recently had electricity and running water provided in their homes.

Cultúr na nOileáin Tours are a Gold Certified EcoTourism Ireland experience, in conjunction with Inishbofin Community Centre. Discover the history of Inishbofin, Connemara’s last island outpost, in the company of native island historian and archaeologist, Tommy Burke. Inishbofin Island (Inis Bó Finne) -: Michelin review, useful information, map and road planner for your trip Book your flight ticket Find the right flight ticketat the best price with Skyscanner Keep in contact Subscribe to the ViaMichelin newsletter To make sure you don't miss the latest news, our good deals and essential traffic updates.

The island's English name Inishbofin is derived from the Irish name Inis Bó Finne (Island of the White Cow).

The name has its origins in a local legend. The island. Scéal Dhá Oileán - Inis Airc‘s Inis Bó Finne. Scéal Dhá Oileán - Inis Airc's Inis Bó Finne recalls life on the neighbouring west coast islands of Inishbofin and Inishark prior toand their contrasting fates after that year when Shark was evacuated and Bofin survived to become a place of prosperity.

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The island’s English name “Inishbofin” is derived from the Irish “Inis Bó Finne”, or in plain language, the “Island of the White Cow”. In the year Saint Colmán founded a monastery on Inishbofin, and it went on to survive until the 10th century.

The island served as the setting for Deborah Tall's book, The Island of the White Cow. Inishbofin in the Annals. - Colmán of Lindisfarne founds the monastery of Inis Bó Finne.

- Death of Colmán of Lindisfarne on Inis Bó Finne; - Baetan, Bishop of Inis Bo Finne, died. - Mael Turaig, abbot of Inis Bó Finne, rested. Places are limited so book early! Please contact THT box office directly at or in-person for bookings + Google Calendar + iCal Export.

Details. Date: April Time: am - pm. Event Category Cellissimo. Venue. Venue Name: Inishbofin. Address: Inis Bó Finne Co.

Galway, Ireland + Google Map. Crouching Tiger Tan Dun.Inis Bó Finne means "Island of the white cow". Completely unspoilt, it has a beautiful coastline that varies between white sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, hidden caves, and a striking sea arch.

Coastal nature is rich in this rugged Atlantic outpost.Inishbofin / Inis Bó Finne (“Island of the White Cow”), (winter pop. 8, summer pop) is situated 3 km / 2 miles (ten minutes by boat) from the pier at Machaire Uí Rabhartaigh / Magheroarty / Gortahork, from which a regular ferry service has run since Covering acres, this island has two halves connected by a narrow, sandy col.