EI / EJ IOTA References

The Year 2000 RSGB IOTA Directory contains a complete review of all the Islands that do or do not qualify for the various IOTA references. The effect on the EI / EJ Islands is shown below. Now, there is a definitive list of Irish Islands and what they count as.

There are 5 IOTA references that cover all the Islands of EI / EJ.
They are EU-115, EU-121, EU-006, EU-007 and EU-103.

The main Island of Ireland.
Any Islands that do not qualify for any of the other groups are covered by EU-115. The main ones are :
County Clare = Scattery Is.
County Cork = Whiddy Is., Ballycotton Is., Dursey Is., Sherkin Is., Ringarogy Is.
County Donegal = Cruit Is., Inch Is.
County Galway = Turbot Is., Omey Is., Lettermore Is., Gorumna Is., Mweenish Is., Lettermullen Is.
County Kerry = Valentia Is., Puffin Is.
County Mayo = Achill Is., Achillbeg Is.
County Sligo = Coney Is.
County ??? = Spanish Is.

The following Islands qualify for EU-121 :
County Clare = Mutton Is.,
County Cork = Bear Is., Clear Is., Fastnet Rock, Long Is.
County Donegal = Aran Is (Arranmore), Tory, Owey Is, Gola, Inishbofin, Inishdooey, Inishbeg, Inishtrahull,
County Dublin = Lambay, Irelands Eye, Dalkey Is.
County Galway = Inishbofin, St. Macdara's Is., Croaghnakeela Is., Slyne Head, Cruagh Is., Inishshark,
County Kerry = The Skelligs, Deenish Is., Scariff Is., Magharee Islands,
County Mayo = Clare Is., Inishturk, Caher, Duvillaun More, Inishkea North and South, Inishglora, Kid,
County Sligo = Inishmurray,
(The Stags are also listed. I found 3 "Stags" on the map that I have. They are "The Stags" in Cork, "The Stag Rocks" in Donegal and "The Stags of Broadhaven" in Mayo. At present, I'm not sure which is the one that qualifies....EI7GL)

Aran Islands. The qualifying Islands are Brannock Islands, Inisheer, Inishmaan, and Inishmore.

Blasket Islands. The qualifying Islands are Great Blasket, Inishtooskert, Inishvickillane and Tearaght.

Saltee Islands. The qualifying Islands are the 2 Saltee Islands.

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