Clear views all the way to Connemara

Margaret Higgins takes a light aircraft from Connemara's regional airport and sees the Cliffs of Moher and Inis Mór in a whole new way.

4th August, 2012
An Aer Arann scenic flight over the Aran Islands.

Now that the Galway arts festival and races have been and gone, it's time to get our adrenalin fix elsewhere: leave memories of Quay Street's hostelries behind and explore the wilds of the Connemara coastline.

This time we're cheating a little, eschewing hiking or cycling options to experience some of Ireland's best scenery from the comfort of a light aircraft.

As we discover, stepping aerially into the great outdoors brings its own light-headed sense of...

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