|Native name: |
Inishtooskert, seen from the mainland
|Elevation||172 m (564 ft) |
|Prominence||172 m (564 ft) |
|Location||County Kerry, Ireland|
The Irish name means "northern island" and the English name is a phonetic spelling of the Irish name. The island is also known as An Fear Marbh (the dead man) or the sleeping giant due to its appearance when seen from the east (as in the photograph).
Inishtooskert holds important seabird colonies, as well as extensive ruins of ancient stone buildings.
Media related to Inis Tuaisceart at Wikimedia Commons
- Inishtooskert entry on www.earlychristianireland.org