Ireland's Eye, Newfoundland and Labrador

Ireland's Eye was a small place on an island near Trinity, now a ghost town.[1] It is accessible only by boat. A way office was established in 1886. The first waymaster was Thomas Cooper. The schooner Annie E. Conrad ran aground here on 16 July 1929. There was a post office between 1941 and 1965.[2] The population was 92 people in 1956. The community was "depopulated" on October 12, 1965.

Ireland's Eye is located in Newfoundland
Ireland's Eye
Ireland's Eye
Location of Ireland's Eye in Newfoundland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Johnnie Bachusky, "Into the Void", Canadian Geographic Travel, Fall 2009. p. 62
  2. ^ Library and Archives Canada, "Post Offices and Postmasters" Archived 2012-10-10 at the Wayback Machine

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Coordinates: 48°13′N 53°30′W / 48.217°N 53.500°W / 48.217; -53.500