Inishbofin, County Donegal
Inishbofin (Inis Bó Finne in Irish, meaning Island of the White Cow ) is an island off the coast of Machaire Rabhartaigh (Magheraroarty), County Donegal, Ireland. It is a 120-hectare (300 acre) land mass long known as a fishing and farming village, a place where generations of inhabitants have spoken Irish. The current population numbers about 36. There are no pubs or shops on the island. There is a boat service to and from it but no regular ferry.
It is the largest of a small group of islands; the others, Inis Dúiche and Inis Beag, lie to the north and are uninhabited.
- The Islands - facts and figures from Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann
- Inishbofin Island - The Island Website with information on the island and its history.
- Inis Bó Finne - information from Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann
- Inishbofin, Donegal - a first-hand account – with photographs – of one American's visit
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