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This blog explores the historic Fanad Lighthouse in County Donegal, highlighting its role following the tragic wreck of HMS Saldanha in 1811. It delves into the lighthouse's construction, its maritime significance, and the enhancements made over the years.
The blog also uncovers the story of the SS Laurentic, a ship that met its fate near Fanad during WWI, carrying a secret cargo of gold. The post invites readers to discover the rich maritime heritage of the area, combining historical facts with intriguing shipwreck tales, making Fanad Lighthouse a symbol of resilience and mystery in Ireland's nautical history.
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