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Cill Rónáin
Kilronan aerial view
Kilronan aerial view
Cill Rónáin is located in Ireland
Cill Rónáin
Cill Rónáin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°07′29″N 9°40′06″W / 53.1247°N 9.6683°W / 53.1247; -9.6683Coordinates: 53°07′29″N 9°40′06″W / 53.1247°N 9.6683°W / 53.1247; -9.6683
CountyCounty Galway
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Urban297
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceL883095
Cill Rónáin is the only official name. The anglicized spelling Kilronan has no official status.

Cill Rónáin (anglicized as Kilronan) is the main settlement on Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland in County Galway. The ferries serving the island call at Doolin, County Clare and also Rossaveal, County Galway. The main industries are fishing and tourism. School children also visit to improve their Irish at summer schools. As of 2011, 297 people live in the village. [1]

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  1. ^ "Census 2011 – Population Classified by Area" (PDF). Central Statistics Office of Ireland. Retrieved 2012-07-29.
  2. ^ "Compilation of Song Meanings and Liner Notes from the Album 69 Love Songs".

External links[edit]

Media related to Kilronan at Wikimedia Commons