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Name: Inishtearaght Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dunquin, , Ireland

Location: Blasket Islands, west coast of Ireland.

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


Contact Address Information:
16 Lower Pembroke Street

This is the most westerly lighthouse in Europe.

Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 276

Characteristic and Range: 2 white flashes every 20 seconds, also exhibited by day, in poor visibility; nominal range 27 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower with red trim.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1870

Date Automated: 1988

Optics: 1870: First order Fresnel lens, now 920mm catadioptric annular lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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