The Spectacular Skellig Islands

Skellig Michael

The spectacular and dramatic Skellig Michael, where a monastic settlement remains to this day.

Excursions are available to the islands from Derrynane, and nearby Valentia Island.

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Beehives with views to the Skelligs

Looking out from Skellig Michael onto Little Skellig, home to over 40,000 gannets.

View through to Little Skellig

Aerial view of Skellig Michael  monastery

An aerial view of the monastic ruins at the top of Skellig Michael, also showing the 'Beehive Huts' in which monks once spent their time in contemplation



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