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 is a thoroughly fascinating museum about the Great Blasket Island and the people who lived there. It explains their way of life, how they lived and worked. There’s a short film as well as guided ...  more »
  • We stopped at the Great Blasket Visitors Centre to take a break from the pouring rain and were quickly enchanted -- from the stunning, beautiful design and architecture of the building, to the engagin...  more »
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