Commissioners of Irish Lights
There were two lights established at this station in 1856; the lower light was discontinued in 1894 but still stands.
Tower Height: 88
Height of Focal Plane: 243
Characteristic and Range: Fl (4) W 20s. Exhibited throughout 24 hours; nominal range 26 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower with black horizontal band around upper portion, red trim.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1856
Date Present Tower Built: 1856
Date Automated: 1995
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.