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. Our Dunquin holiday planner makes visiting The Great Blasket Centre and Island and other Dunquin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Centre is on the mainland facing the Blasket Islands and houses a permanent display of the history of the islands from the point of view of the islanders, their literature, poetry and thoughts. It...  more »
  • The Great Blasket Interpretive Center is located on the mainland (in Dun Chaoin) facing the Blasket Islands. It is a interpretiave heritage center that gives you insight into the language, literature ...  more »
  • The Centre takes you on a journey through a slice of Irish history where a hardy band of people lived on an island that you can see from the Centre and preserved the Irish way of life. The Centre has ...  more »

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