Atmosphere, traditions and beliefs of the people for Aran Island in “Riders to the Sea”
M Kokila, S Thavamani
The south island, Inisheer, like the middle island but slightly smaller. They lie about thirty miles from Galway, up the centre of the bay, and they are not far from the cliffs of County Clare, on the south, or the corner of Connemara on the north. Kilronan, the principal village on Aranmor, has been very much changed by the fishing industry so that it has now very little to distinguish it from any fishing on the west coast of Ireland.