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Walking & Hiking

Inishturk Island Loop Walk

Inishturk is a small beautiful island, located 14.5km off the west coast of Mayo, between the islands of Inishbofin and Clare Island. 

Inishturk has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast – it is a painter’s paradise; ornithology enthusiasts will be enthralled by the number of bird sanctuaries on the island cliffs.  The flora of inishturk is of international importance, The Spotted Rock-Rose (Tuberaria guttata) a rare endangered plant is found here.  The island is ideal for deep sea diving and boat trips to the neighbouring islands can be easily organised; Celtic and early Christian fortified habitations are to be found and many fulachta fiadh have been located on the island.


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