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IrelandGalwayInishbofin Island,Inishbofin Island, Galway

€500 / week

Inishbofin Island,Inishbofin Island, Galway

4 beds Refreshed on Nov 24, 2020
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(Reference number: 34357) Spacious, newly renovated stone faced cottage conveniently situated 10 minutes from the ferry, pub, hotels, church and shop. Large living /dining room with solid fuel stove 4 bedrooms, 1 en-suite, sleeps 7 Fully equipped with dishwasher, cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster, washer/drier, iron, ironing board, kettle, TV, DVD. Oil fired central heating. Cot and high chair available on request Transport to and from boat included. Available all year, short or long term rentals. Inishbofin Island Inis Bo Finne (Island of the White Cow) lies seven miles off Galway’s coast. The island is five miles by three. The main activities on the island today are tourism, farming and fishing. There are five villages, West Quarter, Fawnmore, Middle Quarter, Cloonamore and Knock. Several safe sandy beaches strewn with shells and with crystal clear water make swimming, snorkelling and diving a joy. For the more adventurous, the islands waters make for spectacular diving. Inishbofin is a breeding area for many species of birds. The rarest or most threatened species breeding on the island at present are the Corncrake. The Corncrake have been nesting and breeding on Inishbofin for many years. For the adventurous there are exciting mountain walks, hill climbing and excellent shore angling. Inishbofin has become an important centre for traditional Irish music and song with its own Ceilí band. Inishbofin plays host to many visiting musicians and artists. .