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Galway Islands Area
Place count in area: 144, OSI/LPS Maps: 37, 38, 39, 44, 45, 46, 51, 51A, 52, MSW 
Highest place:
Inishark, 96.6m

Places in area Galway Islands:
Ardnacross island 4mThe Boy 65mMiddlequarter (Inishbofin) (2) 89mCrappagh 16mCrow Island 9mIllaunfadda 5mIllaunard 10mIllaungorm South 5mIllaungorm North 5mEragh Island South 6mllauneeragh West 15mIllauneeragh (1) 21mIllaunmore (2) 14mBig Island 7mNorth island 9mArdillaun (1) 5mBirbeg Island 6mBirmore Island 13mBoolard Island 23mBraadillaun 12mBrannock Island 14mCalf Islands 5mEagle Rock 5mKinnelly Islands 3mClynagh Island 15mCroaghnakeela 2mCroghnut Island 30mCruagh Island 63mCrump Island 25mDinish 19mDavillaun 5mDeer island 5mDog Island (1) 5mDonee 5mDoolick 2mDoonguddle 5mDoonmane 5mDoonawaul 12mDunmanus Island 5mAnnaghvaan 15mEeshal Island 12mFerroon Rocks 9mFiddaun Islands 9mFurnace 27mFreaghillaun 12mFreaghillaun Beg 15mFreaghillaun North 8mFreaghillaun South 27mFriar Island 5mGreen Island 1mGlassillaun 13mGolam island 25mGooreen (Omey Island) 26mGooreen Island 6mHare Island (1) 10mHigh Island (1) 5mHog Island (1) 15mIllaunmore (1) 12mIllaunnamweelin 5mIllaunnanima 12mInchaghaun 8mInishbarra 37mInishbigger 6mInishkeeragh (2) 10mInishdawros 3mInishdugga 12mInisherk 27mInishlacken 13mInishlay 6mInishlusk 5mInchamakinna 15mInishnee 45mInishtroghenmore 5mInishtravin 14mInistreh 5mInisbroon 23mInishark 96.6mInishbearna 47mInishcorra 5mInisheer 57mInisheltia 12mInishgort (2) 22mInishlyon 43mInishmaan 79mInishskinnybeg 12mInishskinnymore 16mInishturk (2) 37mIsland Eddy 8mRedflag Island 5mLettermullan Island 45mFish Rock 5mMallgarve 5mMulroney's Island 5mMutton Island (1) 6mBeaghy Islands 5mWherroon Island 5mIllaunroe (1) 15mAvery Island 4mIllaunnanownim 14mColt Island (2) 5mIllauncasheen 15mOghly Island 5mIllaunaknock 5mDog Island (2) 5mPuck Island 9mChapel Island (2) 7mFox Island (1) 5mIllaunacroghnut 5mIllaundoon 3mFinish island 8mOileán Gharmna 53mIllaunamid 5mDuck Island (2) 10mDuck island 7mMason Island 14mIllaunmaan 10mSt. Macdara's Island 27mMweenish Island 23mInishmuskerry 6mCow Island 5mIllaunnakirka 6mGreeve Island 5mIllaunacroagh Beg 3mIllaunacroagh More 20mHorse Island (3) 4mIllaunnagappul 8mIllaunaleama 12mIllaunamrogue 3mIllaunamenara 8mStrawbeach Island 5mIllaungurraig 5mIllaunrossalough 5mIllaunurra 9mOx Island 5mRabbit Island (1) 5mRock Island 10mRoeillaun (3) 13mRoeillaun (2) 5mRossroe Island 15mSkerdbeg 5mSkerdmore 5mStraw Island 10mTawin Island 6mTurbot Island 13m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Mutton Island (1) Island Inis Caorach (1) A name in Irish
Galway County in Connacht Province, in Irish Islands List

Landing grid ref.: M29700 23300
Reachable "On Foot " N

Height: 6m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 45 Grid Reference: M29600 23200
Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: rollingwave, magnumpig, scapania, DavidWalsh, Cathal-Kelly, ColinCallanan, Philewis, flynnke, Jamessheerin
Island visited by 13 members.
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Longitude: -9.055544, Latitude: 53.254736 , Easting: 129600, Northing: 223200
ITM: 529565 723228,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mtn6, 10 char: MtnIsln6



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What's that smell!! .. by TommyV   (Show all for Mutton Island)
 
Giant Septic Tank
by Jamessheerin  18 May 2017
Visited this "high point" before it became Galway city's slurry tank. It used to have it's very picturesque lighthouse and lighthouse keepers cottage visible as walkers strolled the promenade to Salthill at one time. The lighthouse was established in 1815 and was built to the design of George Halpin Snr who designed numerous lighthouses in Ireland at the time. A castle on the island was demolished to facilitate the lighthouse. The light was first used on 25th Oct 1817. The last keepers left the island in 1958 when the light became automated. The light was then turned off in December 1977 after 160 years of service. What was once the jewel in the crown of Galway Bay is now a blight on the landscape due to the building of a waste treatment plant there. I'm searching my old photo collection at the moment to see if I can find anything from that era... If anyone out there does send it in? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2321/comment/19509/
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