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Cork Islands Area
Place count in area: 94, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88 
Highest place:
Great Island, 95m

Places in area Cork Islands:
Adam's Island 29mAghillaun 5mArdillaun (2) 5mBallycotton island 50mBark Island 5mBlack Rock Islands 5mBlue Islands 5mBridaun 15mBridaun Beg 15mBullaun Rock 15mBullock Island 42mCalf Island East 22mCalf Island Middle 14mCalf Island West 28mCapel Island 41mCarbery Island 5mCarrigdangin 15mCarthy's Islands 14mCastle Island (1) 36mCastle Island (2) 5mChapel Island (3) 10mCold Island 5mConey Island (3) 12mDinish Island 12mEve's Island 8mEyeries Island 5mFastnet Rock 24mFurze Island 15mGarinish Island (3) 15mGarinish Island (2) 20mGarinish West 16mGarvillaun 5mGerane East 5mGoat Island Beg 21mGoat Island Mór 33mGreat Island 95mHare Island (2) 26mHaulbowline Island 20mHigh Island (2) 45mHog Island (3) 5mHorse Island (6) 5mHorse Island (8) 39mHorse Island (9) 36mHorse Island (7) 5mIllanebeg 25mIllaunacuiree 5mIllaunbweeheen 5mIllaunglass East 5mIllaunglass West 5mIllaunnameanla 5mIllaunrahnee 5mInishfarnard 44mKedge Island 36mLamb's Island (2) 20mLong Island (2) 15mLong Island (3) 31mLoughure Island 5mLousy Castle Island 5mLow Island 5mMannin Beg 5mMannin Island 18mMannions Island Large 5mMannions Island Small 5mMinane Island 5mMurphy's island 7mOrthan's Island 5mOwen's Island 6mPointabulloge Island 5mRabbit Island (2) 5mRabbit Island (3) 25mRabbit Island East 25mReenmore Island 5mRoancarraigbeg 1mRoancarrigmore 6mRocky Island 5mSandy Cove Island 30mSandy Island 5mSheelane Island 5mSkeam East 19mSkeam West 15mSkiddy Island 5mSmall Island 15mSovereign Island East 15mSovereign Islands 30mSpanish Island (2) 34mSpike Island 24mStack Of Beans 25mThe Bull Rock 93mThe Calf 21mThe Catalogues 12mThe Cow 66mThe Stags of Toe Head 5mTurk Island 5mWhiddy Island 50m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Rocky Island Island Oileán Cathail A name in Irish Cork County in Munster Province, in Irish Islands List

Landing grid ref.: W79300 65000
Reachable "On Foot " Y

Height: 5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W79252 65002
Place visited by 8 members. Recently by: Pepe, sammullangalvin, tommccarthy, Dbosonnet, CaminoPat, DavidWalsh, corkrats, jackill
Island visited by 11 members.
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Longitude: -8.301735, Latitude: 51.837433 , Easting: 179252, Northing: 65002
ITM: 579206 565065,   GPS IDs, 6 char: RckyIs, 10 char: RckyIslnd



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Practise your Rock-climbing Skills .. by Pepe   (Show all for Rocky Island (Oileán Cathail))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Rocky Island (<i>Oileán Cathail</i>) in area Cork Islands, Ireland
Picture: The rock summit of Rocky Island can be seen rising high above the flat-topped crematorium
 
Rocky Island
by Pepe  27 Jul 2021
The 'south face' is to the right of the rocky summit as you look at the photo Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/2496/comment/23228/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
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