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Nearest Town or City:
Castlefreke, , Ireland

Location: Southern tip of Dundeady Island, County Cork.


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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights

Website: http://www.cil.ie/flat_areaEQLlighthousesAMPLighthouseIDEQL27_entry.html

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 174

Characteristic and Range: Five white flashes every 20 seconds; range: 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Automated: 1997

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: The keeper’s houses here are leased to the Irish Landmark Trust and are available for vacation rental; see www.irishlandmark.com/restored.asp?id=12 for more information.

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