Rotten Island

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Rotten Island
Native name: An tOileán Bréan
Lighthouse on Rotten Island - - 1214797.jpg
The lighthouse
Rotten Island is located in island of Ireland
Rotten Island
Location Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates 54°37′N 8°26′W / 54.617°N 8.433°W / 54.617; -8.433Coordinates: 54°37′N 8°26′W / 54.617°N 8.433°W / 54.617; -8.433
Province Ulster
County Donegal
Population 0

Rotten Island (Irish: An tOileán Bréan) is a small island close to the entrance of Killybegs harbour, Donegal Bay, Ireland.


Carntullagh Head and Rotten Island

Rotten Island lighthouse was established in 1838 and is still operational. It has a white conical masonry tower with a red gallery and is operated by the Commissioners of Irish Lights.[1]

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  1. ^ "Rotten Island Lighthouse". Lighthouse Depot. Retrieved 2008-06-27.