Northern Extreme Irish Lighthouse Tour 2015

December 17, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

The Northern Extreme Irish Lighthouse 2015

Northern Lighthouse Tour map

The annual tour has moved to September for 2015. It starts in County Clare on August 30th going to Doolin to catch the Inishmore Ferry, which gives us a nice cruise through the islands. On Inishmore we get to visit the old lighthouse,

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the Dún Aengus cliffs and get a good view of Eeragh the northern most Aran Island lighthouse.

St. Johns DonegalSt. JohnsSet at the entrance to Killybegs Harbour, one of the biggest fishing ports of Ireland

The tour then makes its way up to Blacksod in County Mayo, where we see several lighthouses including Eagle Island, before going to Sligo, Donegal and into Northern Island to visit Rathlin Island,

AltacarryRathlin EastThe Eastern Lighthouse on Rathlin Island with views looking across to Scotland

Antrim lighthouses and down the east coast through County Down finishing September 6th with a guided tour of The Baily at the mouth of Dublin Bay. Get up close and personal with lots of Irish lighthouses, see the angles I went for to take the shots that became famous in my books and postcards

The BailyThe BailyThe Baily, at the mouth of Dublin Bay, is where the lighthouse personnel were trained. Our tour takes us inside the lighthouse to see an amazing number of exhibits

 


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