Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
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|Distance from Lerwick by road:||19 miles|
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Ireland is a small settlement near Bigton on the west side of the South Mainland.
On the 18th January 1976 the Goodwill Merchant, a ship on charter to Shetland line, was wrecked just west of the settlement, on the Ness of Ireland