Ireland's Eye

Ireland's Eye is a small uninhabited island off the coast of County Dublin, Ireland, situated directly north of Howth Harbour. The island is easily reached by regular tourist boats. The island is currently part of the county of Fingal, for administrative purposes, but was at one time part of the city of Dublin.

The ruins of a Martello tower and an 8th-century church (the Church of the Three Sons of Nessan) are the only signs of previous habitation. The tower's window entrance 5 metres above ground level can now be accessed by a rope that hangs down from the window. The church functioned as parish church for Howth until recent centuries, eventually being replaced by a church in the village due to the limitations of having to take a boat for every service
If you would like a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life then look no further than Ireland's Eye. Located just a mile from the coast directly north of Howth Harbour, Ireland's Eye is a small uninhabited Island which is easily reached by regular tourist boats.The only signs of previous habiation on the island are the ruins of Martello Tower and an 8th Century Church.


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