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For the majority of the last two centuries lime was a very important farming and building resource. These strange buildings are part of that story.


St Dubhan’s Church

The medieval church built on the site of St Dubhán’s monastery who gave his name to the Irish for the peninsula, Rinn Dubhán. They were also the first keepers of a warning beacon on the peninsula.


Old RNLI Boathouse

This lifeboat house was built in 1886 at a cost of £603 and remained in service until the disaster of the Helen Blake lifeboat in 1914. The Helen Blake Lifeboat…