R241 road (Ireland)

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R241 road
R241 between Moville and Greencastle
Route information
Length9.0 km[1][2] (5.6 mi)
Major junctions
FromR238 Regional Route Shield Ireland.png R238 at Moville, Co. Donegal
ToStroove (or Shrove)
Road network

The R241 road is a regional road in Ireland. It is a coastal road on the eastern Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal.[2] The road forms part of the Wild Atlantic Way.[3] Part of the road is on the Inishowen Head Loop walking trail.[4]

The R241 travels northeast from the R238 at Moville. The road travels along the western shore of Lough Foyle via Greencastle before ending near Inishowen Head at Shrove.[1] The Shrove Lighthouse is located here. Originally built with two towers in 1837, one operational tower now remains.[5] The R241 is 9.0 km (5.6 mi) long.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Google (20 Mar 2016). "Main St to R241" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 20 Mar 2016.
  2. ^ a b "S.I. No. 54/2012 – Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2012". Government of Ireland. 28 Feb 2012. Retrieved 20 Mar 2016.
  3. ^ "Wild Atlantic Way: Explore The Route". Fáilte Ireland. Retrieved 20 Mar 2016.
  4. ^ "Inishowen Head Loop". Fáilte Ireland. Retrieved 1 Jun 2016.
  5. ^ Davenport, Fionn; Le Nevez, Catherine; Quintero, Josephine; Ryan, Ver Berkmoes; Wilson, Neil (Feb 2014). Lonely Planet Ireland. Lonely Planet. ISBN 978-1-7432-1840-2. Retrieved 20 Mar 2016.