Clew Bay


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Clew Bay,

inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, c.15 mi (25 km) long and 10 mi (16.1 km) wide, Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland. Nearly 300 islands are found in the eastern part of the bay, some of which are cultivated. Clare IslandClare Island,
c.6 sq mi (15 sq km), Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland, at the entrance to Clew Bay. There are ruins of a 13th-century Carmelite abbey and of the 16th-century castle of Grania or Grace O'Malley, queen of the island.
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