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Claddaghduff, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We visited at sunset - which happily coincided with low tide, allowing us to walk across to the island. it was so compelling that we went back the following morning and drove the car across; the sand is very firm and we just had a...More

1  Thank GeoTravellerNZ
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Must see this bestiful bay. It is also possible to drive to the Island 😀. Great place, lot of shell to collect

Thank Michaela K
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

it is an island of pink granite covered by sand dunes. there have been recent excavations with new information on the early Christian monasteries in Ireland.

Thank 66travelor
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

WE drove as far as the car park- where there are tidal charts and pictures of horse racing on the beach, there were explanations of all the birds which you could expect to see. A description of the ancient saint who built his monastery on...More

Thank Vincent D
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I was told of this place a while ago as a magical place that sums up the area of Connemara and it did not disappoint. We travelled here for a very specific and emotional reason and it was perfect for that. We arrived as the...More

Thank Bobkimminau
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This beach is phenomenal, especially at low tide when you can walk to the historic island. I saw dozens of people doing this long walk (I didn't, not enough time or energy). I'm always amazed at the expanses of beach at low tide around Ireland...More

Thank NHjo
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit if you are holidaying in Connemara. We drove across the beach to the island and eventually parked our car and spent hours on the island. Our 3 children are all aged under 6 and it was ideal for them. Plus...More

Thank vacacciones
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was our fourth time to visit Omey. Each time is more special than the last. The vast sands and blue/green waters are simply out of this world. I would advise anyone who travels to Connemara to take a trip here. You will not be...More

Thank mel08Ireland
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is one of the most special walks you can take, across the flat white sand when the tide is out and arrive on a deserted beautiful island. Even the walks around the beach of the island are amazing. We have walked it in driving...More

1  Thank Ulysses2012
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Once visited, Omey Island is a place you will want to return to again and again. Access is conditioned by the opening and closing of the sea on Omey Strand two hours either side of full tide (normally). The speed of the close is fascinating...More

1  Thank Jim D
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