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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  • This was a pleasant side trip for us... one I'm so glad we took advantage of. It only takes 30-60 minutes or so, but it is enough to get a sense, in sight and sound,of tbe places and people from long ...  more »
  • We accidentally came across this museum and wow what a find ! I have been to many museums in this world and this museum is amazing and so interesting ! A must for all visiting this area !  more »
  • Honoring the community that once lived on the island. Also much information on the various writers and poets that have been inspired by this tranquil island. Various artists today are still being insp...  more »
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