Services Available from Aisling Árann

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On Inis Mór



Celtic Pilgrimages

Large or small groups.

From 1 to 14 days duration.

Daily outdoor visits and lectures.

Rituals and liturgies.

Flexible, negotiated programme

Assistance with arranging accommodation.

Personalised Celtic Retreats

daily meeting with one guide

prayer room


work in organic garden

nature walks

visits to holy wells, sacred sites

assistance with arrangements for

accommodation and meals.

Guided Tours

Ancient Sites:- Dun Aonghusa, Black Fort, Dun Eochla, Beehive Hut, Dolmen (Leaba Diarmuid agus Gráinne), Puffing Holes (including Poll na bPéist).

Monastic sites:- Cill Éinne, Na Seacht dTeampaill, Teampall Chiaráin, Na Ceathrair Álainn, Teampall Surnaí, Teampall MacDuagh.

Other sacred sites:- St Ciarán's Well, The Well of the Saints, Altóir Colmcille, Dabhach Éinne.

Nature walk:- wildflowers, birdwatching, seals and the cliffs.

Individual Study / Learning Arrangements can be made for a person with particular interests, such as the topics listed under Talks / Seminars / Workshops. Accommodation can be arranged.


Celtic Rituals

Wedding Ceremony

Baptism or Naming Ceremony

Celtic / Ecumenical Eucharist

Blessing or Healing Ceremony

Non-denominational Funeral Liturgy

Talks / Seminars / Workshops

Celtic Spirituality (pre-Christian and Christian); Celtic Church; Feminine Spirituality; Spiritual Lifestyle;

Self-Sufficiency; Rural Sustainability; Local Economics; Organic Gardening;

Irish Culture and Language; Traditional Crafts; Traditional Music and Dancing.


Volunteer Opportunities

In return for bed and board, volunteer positions exist in the following areas:

1. Self-sufficiency, including organic gardening.

Period: 3 months - 1 year.

2. AISLING Magazine production - computer skills required. Period: 3 months - 1 year.

3. House Management.

Period: 3 months - 1 year.

When applying, please include CV and a motivation letter.

Celtic Eucharist

A Celtic Eucharist is held on most Sundays at 12 noon at 'An Charraig'. Open to all interested. It is advisable to confirm arrangements by phone prior to arrival. Lunch is normally shared afterwards.

Contact : Dara Molloy, "An Charraig", Mainistir, Inis Mór, Aran Islands. County Galway. Tel/Fax : +353- (0)99-61245. E-mail :