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Name: Scattery Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kilrush, , Ireland

Location: West Clare, Shannon Estuary.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


Tower Height: 41

Height of Focal Plane: 50

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 8 seconds.

Description of Tower: White conical stone tower with red gallery.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1872

Date Present Tower Built: 1872

Optics: A Fresnel lens removed from here in 2002 is now on display at the Scattery Island Centre in Kilrush.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: G. W. James (c. 1930s)


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