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Boat Trips to Irelands Eye Howth

The History

In 1803 the Martello Tower (across) was one of three built in Howth on the instructions of the Duke of York to repel a possible invasion by Napoleon. There is also the ruins of a church dating back to 700AD.

The Wildlife

Irelands's Eye is of national importance for breeding seabirds.There are Fulmar, Cormorant, Shag, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Kittiwake, Guillemot, Razorbill and Puffins. There is also a seal colony.

Martello Tower

St. Nessans Church

The Beach


The Beach

Irelands Eye has a lovely sandy beach ideal for picnics or just catching a few rays away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland.        

The Boat

M.V. Little Flower is fully licensed to carry 30 passengers and complies with all new Department of Marine legislation. Our vessel is surveyed annually by the Dept. of Marine. We carry lifejackets for everyone on board and have the most modern V.H.F telecommunication equipment on board also. The crew of the vessel are trained to the highest standard and have been assessed by the Department of Marine.