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Name: Roancarrigmore Light  

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Also known as: Roancarrig Light

Nearest Town or City:
Castletownbere, , Ireland

Location: Bantry Bay, County Cork.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


Height of Focal Plane: 59

Characteristic and Range: Flashing every 3 seconds, white and red sectors; range 18 (white) and 14 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with black band, white lantern and red gallery, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1847

Date Present Tower Built: 1847

Date Automated: 1975

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Larry Butler (c. 1960s)

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