Aran Inishmore




Elsewhere in Galway

Croaghnakeela Island

County Galway Connemara

The next island up from Mason and St Macdara’s islands had a considerable settlement from the early Christian period. St Caolann (Coelan), a monk from Holy island in the Shannon may have been the founder. There is an Oratory and Well.

OS: 44 688 323 marked

see: Anthony Previte A Guide to Connemara’s Early Christian Sites Oldchapel press 2008 (with photos)

Remains of early ecclesiastical settlement on Croaghnakeela Island