L7294 : Carrickkildavnet Castle, Achill Sound

taken 14 years ago, near to Cloghmore, Glassillaun, Corraun, Derreen and Mweewillin, Mayo, Ireland

Carrickkildavnet Castle, Achill Sound
Carrickkildavnet Castle, Achill Sound
Achill Sound separates Achill Island from mainland Mayo. Carrickkildavnet (also called Kildavnet) castle dates from the 1400's and has associations with the pirate queen Grace O'Malley (Granuaile). Close by is Achill lifeboat station opened in 1996. The lifeboat is a 14 metre Trent class named "Sam and Ada Moody". Corraun Hill (524 metres) dominates the background.
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L7294, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 May, 2006
Category
Coast > Sound (narrow sea passage)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! L 72 94 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:53.0612N 9:56.3839W
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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