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.