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In pictures: Island of Naoimh

Andy Strangeway and a sunset on Naoimh

Andy Strangeway has toured all 162 Scottish islands and one of his favourites is Naoimh in the Inner Hebrides

Beehive cell used by Celtic monks

Celtic monks from Ireland are said to have arrived on Naoimh in 542AD - here is a beehive cell used by them for shelter


An automated lighthouse on the southern tip of Naoimh is one of the only piece of modernity on the island

Andy Strangeway

Andy Strangeway is due to bring out the first of four volumes of his adventures, which spanned four years

Medieval Chapel

Ruined medieval chapel on Naoimh, which is situated just south of the Isle of Mull

Remains of a religious settlement on Naiomh

A ruined religious settlement is on one side of the island and Atlantic breakers are on the other side

Gravestone, thought to be the final resting place of St Eithne

A simple headstone is believed to be the grave of St Columba's mother, St Eithne

Sunset over Scarba

Bad weather and the lack of a beach mean that trying to land on the island is often all but impossible

View of the Atlantic

Jagged rocks and Atlantic seas on the west side of Naoimh, which is one and a half miles long

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