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 museum was much larger than I expected, which made it a good place to visit on a rainy day in Dingle. There were several rooms of exhibits, some of them about the people who grew up on the Blaske...  more »
  • We walked to the center from our B&B, a beautiful walk, and enjoyed the programs, displays and photographs.  more »
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