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Ballinakill harbour
Ballinakill is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Location County Galway.
Coordinates 53°33′22″N 9°57′25″W / 53.55611°N 9.95694°W / 53.55611; -9.95694
Ocean/sea sources Atlantic Ocean.
Basin countries Ireland
Islands Roeillaun

Ballinakill (Irish: Baile na Cille, meaning settlement of the church) is a natural harbour near the town of Letterfrack in County Galway in Ireland.

The harbour includes a number of islands such as Roeillaun (Red Island). Fish in this harbour include salmon, pollock and mackerel. A trip on a glass bottomed boat allows visitors to view the wildlife and scenery. A small museum (Oceans Alive) helps visitors to find out more about the area and its history. The harbour can be reached by turning towards Tully Cross at Letterfrack from the N59.

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