privately owned islands. Day visitors to the Greater
are kindly requested to respect the following rules
* Please pay careful attention to the cliff areas as the ground
unsteady and may give way.
* Please remember you are in
a remote location and help might be slow.
* No camping is allowed on
the islands at anytime. The lighting of fires is
* Please take with you any
rubbish you might have as rare birds and
rabbits could be harmed.
* The use of DRONES is strictly
forbidden as it is intrusive and a danger to the birds.
* Dogs are not allowed on the Islands
for obvious reasons.
The Bird signs are there for a reason. Please do not
approach the nesting birds closer than 6 meters. The
foot fall is having a devastating effect on the bird
population. Should visitors see photographers not
obeying the signs please explain to them that they are
killing the birds and to use their lens instead of their
feet. If things do not improve with the bird population
due to the current foot fall we will be forced to close
the island to visitors.
Family in Residence:
The family is in residence when
the flag is flying. Please afford them privacy and do not approach the house.
Please follow all directional
signs i.e. To Throne, To Boat, Private No Entry etc.
visitors are allowed on the Great Saltee between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30
p.m. only. Arranged trips from Kilmore Quay are
approved within these hours. Any visitors landing a boat
outside of these hours will be asked to leave.
The Saltee Islands are
both rare and beautiful. All are welcome to see and enjoy. Please
respect the above requests and leave the Great Saltee as you found
WILL NOT BE GIVEN FOR OVERNIGHT STAYS AT ANY TIME. NO
BE MADE. PLEASE DO NOT ASK.
Permission cannot be granted for tourists to visit the Little Saltee due
to the dangerous landing conditions.
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