Passion and Persistence at Ireland Lighthouse

Straw Island Lighthouse, used with permission from John Eagle Photography.

Straw Island Lighthouse, used with permission from John Eagle Photography.

Like a kid begging for candy, the islanders of Straw Island would not take “no” for answer when requesting a lighthouse.

For over 20 years, islanders sent proposals. They eventually persuaded Trinity House to build Straw Island Lighthouse in 1878.

See Straw Island Lighthouse with renown Lighthouse expert, John Eagle, August 20-27.

For more information on North Ireland Lighthouse tours, visit
http://www.johneaglephoto.com/lhstraw.html

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