Iorras Aithneach

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Iorras Aithneach is an Irish-speaking peninsula in the West of County Galway with about 2,000 people living in the area. It is a predominantly Irish-speaking area, with 80% able to speak it.

Carna and Cill Chiarain are the two main villages. There are three electoral divisions, Abhainn Ghabhla, Scainimh and Cnoc Bui.

Education[edit]

Carna is home to the National University of Ireland, Galway educational centre which offers a range of third-level courses. There is an Irish language college for second-level students in Carna and Cill Chiarain called Colaiste Sheosaimh.

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References[edit]

County Galway Gaeltacht Development Plan p58