Islands

Interesting Islands

An Island paradise, World famous gardens & friendly seals

Garinish Island, Glengarriff. County Kerry Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in west Cork. The micro climate in Bantry Bay is caused by the [...]

Vikings, The Stack, a parish church and thousands of birds

Ireland's Eye lies off the coast north of Howth Harbour in north co. Dublin. In pre-Christian times it was called Eria's Island and the Vikings substituted the word Island with Ey (their Norse equivalent) and [...]

Significant bird colonies, an O’Doherty castle and 360′ spectacular views

Inch Island, Lough Swilly. County Donegal The beautiful Inch Island is located in Lough Swilly in county Donegal. This is not a ‘true’ island anymore because in 1855, The Lough Swilly Railway Company drained marshland [...]

Ancient island near the stars

Dalkey Island lies less than 300 metres off the south Dublin coastline near the village of Dalkey. This 22 acre island has been occupied for 6000 years and has stunning views in all directions. There are [...]

Super rich historic Island off north county Dublin

Lambay lies 4km off the north County Dublin coast and is the eastern most point of Ireland. In the Neolithic period it was used as a production site for axes from the quarrying stage right through [...]

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