to the quarry on the Mull side of the sound of Iona is
the island of Eilean nam Ban or island of the women. When
St. Columba was in charge of Iona he banished the women
to this island.
is able to give you a guided walk to these places and
take you by boat to the Eilean nam Ban and show you seals
that lie on the rocks close by, weather permitting of
the Columba Centre in Fionnphort displays the legacy of
the beautiful carved stones and crosses which still remain
on Iona. Iona, Saint Columba and the Celtic Heritage are
themes of this exhibition. Well worth a visit.