Rossaveal or Rossaveel (Irish: Ros an Mhíl or Ros a' Mhíl) is a Gaeltacht village in the Connemara area of County Galway, Ireland. It is the main ferry port for the Aran Islands in Galway Bay. It is about 37 kilometres (23 mi) from Galway city.
Ros an Mhíl
"Is fiú agus is féidir"
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|Ros an Mhíl is the only official name.|
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The Irish name Ros an Mhíl means "peninsula of the whale or sea monster". The village is the home of the Ros a' Mhíl centre under Coláiste Chamuis, an Irish language immersion summer camp for teenagers. It is served by Bus Éireann route 424 from Galway. A Ferry service to the Aran Islands runs from the harbour.
There are 1,304 people living in the Ros a’ Mhíl ED and 84% native Irish speakers.
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