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Name: Rosslare Light  

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Also known as: Rosslare Pierhead Light

Nearest Town or City:
Rosslare, , Ireland

Location: Rosslare Harbour , southeast coast of Ireland.

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Photo: Tony Denton
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Managing Organization:
Irish Rail/Rosslare Europort


There have been navigational lights near here since 1881; the present pier light was added when a new pier was completed in 1906.

Tower Height: 15

Height of Focal Plane: 50

Characteristic and Range: Oc. W.R.G., period 5s; visibility: W. 13, R. 10, G. 10

Description of Tower: Red conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1881: Light on commercial pier; 1884: Light on nearby cliff.

Date Established: 1881

Date Present Tower Built: 1906

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only (?).


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