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Name: Sheep's Head Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Kilcohane, , Ireland

Location: Sheep's Head Peninsula, southern entrance to Bantry Bay, County Cork.

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


From 1968 to 1993, the operation of this lighthouse was monitored by the keepers at Mizen Head Light through a UHF radio link.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 272

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds with red sector.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical concrete tower attached to equipment building.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1968

Date Present Tower Built: 1968

Date Automated: 1993

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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