Commissioners of Irish Lights
This is the highest light above sea level in Ireland.
Tower Height: 72
Height of Focal Plane: 285
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds, range 20 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical sandstone tower with central black horizontal band.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1851
Date Present Tower Built: 1851
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Keepers: Ambrose Kennedy (c. 1860s), Paul Morisey (c. 1995)