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Straw Island Light

“Aran Islands, Co Galway, Ireland”

Built: 1878

“When the light on Inishmore was discontinued in 1857, local fishermen found Killeany Bay and Kilronan without a light. After much active campaigning, a light was finally built at the entrance to Killeany Bay, on Straw Island, 21 years later.”

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