The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands

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Deepest Ireland is best experienced on its west coast, in the Gaeltacht — where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, chase a friendly dolphin, and delve into Ireland in the extreme, along the Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs and dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," this region is something special. If you're to fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here.