Commissioners of Irish Lights
Tower Height: 75
Height of Focal Plane: 276
Characteristic and Range: Fl (4) W 20s, nominal range 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical tower.
This light is operational
c. 1670: stone cottage with brazier for a coal fire on roof; replaced by new lighthouse in 1802. Part of a wall of the original cottage survives.
Date Established: 1670
Date Present Tower Built: 1854
Date Automated: 1991
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Nearby Lodging: One of the keeper's houses is available for vacation rental. See www.irishlandmark.com/restored.asp?id=13