List of islands of Ireland


List of islands of Ireland

This is a list of the principal islands of Ireland. It includes both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Ireland itself is an island lying west of the island of Great Britain and northwest of the mainland of Europe.

Coastal islands

Off the coast of the mainland, and proceeding clockwise from the Irish Sea:

Irish Sea

* Copeland Islands
** Great Copeland
** Lighthouse Island
** Mew Island
* off Skerries, Dublin
** Rockabill
** Saint Patrick's Island
** Colt Island
** Shenick Island
* Lambay Island
* Ireland's Eye
* Bull Island
* Dalkey Island
* Tuskar Rock

Celtic Sea

* Saltee Islands
** Great Saltee
** Little Saltee
*in Cork Harbour:
** Great Island
** Fota Island
** Spike Island
* Sherkin Island
* Ringaroga
* Cape Clear Island
* Fastnet Rock — southernmost point in Ireland

Southwest Coast

*Bere Island
*Garinish Island
*Dursey Island
*Bull Rock
*Scariff Island
*Deenish Island
*Skellig Islands
**Skellig Michael
**Little Skellig
*Puffin Island
*Valentia Island
*Blasket Islands
**Great Blasket Island
**Beginish
**Inishnabro
**Inishvickillane
**Inishtooskert
**Tearaght Island — westernmost point in Ireland
*Magharee Islands
*Fenit Island
*Great Samphire Island
*Little Samphire Island

West Coast

Co. Clare:
*Inishmore (or Deer) Island
*Mutton Island

Co. Galway:
*Aran Islands
**Inisheer
**Inishmaan
**Inishmore
** Brannock islands
*Aughinish
*Omey Island
*Inishark
*Inishbofin
*Inishturk

Co.Mayo

*Clare Island
*Clew Bay islands (there are 117)
**Collanmore Island
*Achill Island — Ireland's largest island
*Achillbeg
*Inishbiggle
*Inishkea South
*Inishkea North
*Stags of Broadhaven
*Pig Island
*Illanmaster

Co. Kerry
*The Seven Hogs or Maharee Islands
*Fenit Island
*Great Samphire Island
*Little Samphire Island

Northwest Coast

*Inishmurray, County Sligo
*Gola Island, County Donegal
*Rathlin O'Birne Island, County Donegal
*Roaninish, County Donegal
*Arranmore, County Donegal — this is not one of the Aran Islands
*Tory Island
*Inishbofin, County Donegal
*Inch Island, County Donegal
*Inishfree, County Donegal
*Inishtrahull, County Donegal


=North Channel=

*Rathlin Island — largest island of Northern Ireland
*Canon Rock — easternmost point in Ireland

Inland islands

Lough islands

*In Lough Leane:
**Innisfallen Island
**and others
*In Lough Gill:
**Lake Isle of Innisfree
**21 others
*In Lower Lough Erne:
**Ardy More
**Buck Island
**Car Island
**Cleenishmeen Island
**Coughran's Island
**Crevinishaughy Island
**Cruninish Island
**Derryinch
**Devenish Island
**Ferny Island
**Gall Island
**Goat Island
**Gravelly Island
**Horse Island
**Inish Beg
**Inish Conra
**Inish Davar
**Inish Divann
**Inish Doney
**Inish Fovar
**Inish Free
**Inish Lougher
**Inishmacsaint
**Inish More
**Inishmakill
**Kinnausy Island
**Leftus Island
**Long Island
**Lustybeg Island
**Lustymore Island
**Owl Island
**Paris Island Big
**Rabbit Island
**Rosscor Island
**Rough Island
**White Island
*In Upper Lough Erne:
**Belle Isle
**Bleanish Island
**Corratistune
**Dernish Island
**Inishcorkish
**Inishleague
**Inishlirroo
**Inishlught
**Inish Rath
**Killygowan Island
**Naart Island
**Shanaghy
**Tonregee Island
**Traanish
**Trasna

River islands

*In River Shannon:
**King's Island in Limerick City.

ee also

*British Isles
*List of islands in the Atlantic Ocean
*

=External references=
* [http://irishislands.info/ Oileáin] information on Irish islands
* [http://www.irelandsislands.ie/ Ireland's Islands] tourist information on Irish islands


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