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Nearest Town or City:
Loskeran, , Ireland

Location: Between Dungarvan and Ardmore, southeast coast or Ireland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
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)


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