Canon Island

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Canon Island
Canon Island is located in island of Ireland
Canon Island
Location River Shannon
Coordinates 52°40′N 9°03′W / 52.667°N 9.050°W / 52.667; -9.050Coordinates: 52°40′N 9°03′W / 52.667°N 9.050°W / 52.667; -9.050
Province Munster
County Clare
Population 0

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 and about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from the shore on the mainland.

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