Canon Island

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Canon Island (Inis na Canánach in Irish) is an island situated in the River Shannon, about 2.5 km (1.6 mi) east of the village of Kildysart, County Clare in Ireland.

The island is home to the ruins of Canon Island Abbey, an Augustinian monastery built in the late 12th century.


Coordinates: 52°40′N 9°03′W / 52.667°N 9.050°W / 52.667; -9.050