Commissioners of Irish Lights
Contact Address Information:
16 Lower Pembroke Street
This is one is one of the most isolated lighthouses off the Irish coast.
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 282
Characteristic and Range: Fl WR 12s. Nominal Range: White = 20 nautical miles, Red = 16 nautical miles.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1864
Date Present Tower Built: 1864
Date Automated: 1974
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat or helicopter only.
Keepers: Frank Ryan (1939-1942), Walter Coupe (c. 1940), James Cahill (c. 1940), Thomas Murphy (c. 1968)