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Name: Youghal Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Youghal, , Ireland

Location: Entrance to Youghal Bay, County Cork.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


Contact Address Information:
6 Lower Pembroke Street

The original lighthouse built at this site in 1190 was maintained by the nuns of St. Anne's convent.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 5 seconds, white or red depending on direction; range 17 nautical miles (white) and 13 nm (red).

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1190

Date Present Tower Built: 1852

Date Deactivated: 1542-1852

Date Automated: 1939

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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