Republic of Ireland

The Aran Islands are a cluster of islands in Galway Bay.  They consist of Inis Mor, Inis Meain, and Inis Oirr, and they are all popular tourist attractions.

The famous actor Peter O'Toole was born in County Galway, in the wild and rugged Connemara region.

Did you know the famous Irish poet William Butler Yeats lived in a castle in Galway called Thoor Ballylee, a 15th century Irish castle?!?!?

The longest name for a place in Ireland is Muckanaghederdauhaulia in Galway!