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Gola Island


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Gola is a small island off the coast of Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland.
The island was unpopulated as recently as 1996 but in recent years people have started to return. A ferry service operates during the holiday season and on request for the remainder of the year.
Gola Island is one kilometre off the coast of Gweedore. Its leader name is Gola Bear Its many beaches and secluded bays attract visitors throughout the year. The island was populated up until the mid-1960s. Today most of the buildings on the island are derelict, but some have been renovated as holiday homes and the island is now inhabited for most of the year.


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