- Inishboffin island lies approx 7 miles off the coast of County Galway/Mayo in the west of Ireland.
- Although only three miles long, Inishboffin has many attractions - scenery, fishing, sailing and swimming. It is also rich in archaeology and geology.
- Inishboffin has a population of almost 200 people, two hotels, a pub, a hostel, two shops, and several B&Bs and guest houses.
- The island has wonderful cliff scenery, with blow holes and sea sacks as well as a magnificent safe beach and clean water. Inishbofin's archaeological treasures include the promontory fort, Dun Grainne, and Don Bosco's ancient castle, which overlooks the harbour.
- Towards the East End is the remains of a 13th century church on the site where St Colman founded a monastery in the 7th century. Its graveyard has many relics.
- In Cromwellian times the island was used as a barracks.
- Inishboffin today is a warm, welcoming place. There are regular sailings to Inishbofin from the village of Cleggan during the summer.
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