Walking Through Donegal
— Ag Siúl Tríd Dhún na nGall —Signal Towers can be found all around the coast of Ireland and date from the period around 1800. They were built as an early warning system to guard against invasion by France during the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. Located on headlands, which had good views of the surrounding sea, they were in sight of similar installations to allow signaling between them. The tower visible here at Carrigan Head was built around 1805.
|Placed By||NDP, F?ilte Ireland, Donegal County Council, Donegal County Development Board, and ?dar?s na Gaeltachta|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||29U E 520350 N 6053322|
|Decimal Degrees||54.62691667, -8.68478333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 54° 37.615', W 8° 41.087'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||54° 37' 36.9000" N, 8° 41' 5.2200" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Unnamed Road, Donegal , IE|
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