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Gola Island Island Gabhla A name in Irish
also Cnoc An Choilìn an extra name in Irish
Donegal County, in Irish Islands List

Landing grid ref.: B77300 27100
Reachable "On Foot " N

Height: 68m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B76500 27600
Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: Niamhq, Welder, DavidWalsh, magicstep, bryanjbarry, markmjcampion
Island visited by 9 members.
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Longitude: -8.368867, Latitude: 55.095112 , Easting: 176500, Northing: 427600
ITM: 576454 927582,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GlI68, 10 char: GlIslnd


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Trees on Gola .. by magicstep   (Show all for Gola Island)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gola Island in area Donegal Islands, Ireland
Picture: There's a welcoming painting on the wall and information board and a bench next to the eastern pier.
 
Can get busy in the summer.
by magicstep  8 Jun 2017
Visited in 2014. Gola is prepared for tourists, lot's of informative signs, a tiny shop in the middle, there was even a holiday house to rent. Good views towards the mainland and all around there are islands and islets. Highest points are to the west with spectacular cliffs, the island is a bit split into northern and southern part so you have to descend to the lake in the middle before climbing to the other part. There's a beach west from the lake. Walking is easy and there are lot's of places to see.
During summer there's a ferry from the nearest pier B 79271 26635 A Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2008/comment/19533/
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