History

History of Skerries Contents Page
  • History of Skerries Early writers tell how an island off Skerries was used as a landing place for an invasion ...
  • History of Skerries Harbour From the earliest times Skerries was used as an anchorage because of its excellent ...
  • History of Red Island Red Island has always played an important part in the life of Skerries ...
  • History of Shenick Island Shenick is the largest of the islands and can be approached on foot at low tide ...
  • History of Lambay Island Lambay Island is situated about six miles from Skerries. It is the largest island ...
  • Martello Towers in Skerries There are two Martello Towers in Skerries, one on Red Island and the other on Shenick ...
  • History of Baldogan Castle The ruins at Baldongan are all that is left of a large castle and church.The castle was ...
  • History of Fishing in Skerries In 1784 the fishing industry was at its peak in Skerries and it was the premier fishing ...
  • History of Ardgillan Castle On the coast, halfway between Skerries and Balbriggan, lies the bay of Barnegeeragh ...
  • History of St Patricks Church St. Patrick's Church The present Catholic Church was consecrated in 1939 and ...
  • History of Rockbill Lighthouse Rockabill lies about five kilometres off the shore in an easterly direction, and is...


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