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Name: Donaghadee Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Donaghadee, , United Kingdom

Location: South Pier at Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland.


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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights

Website: http://www.cil.ie/flat_areaEQLlighthousesAMPLighthouseIDEQL52_entry.html

Notes:
This was the first lighthouse in Ireland to converted to electricity (1934).

Tower Height: 53

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: White light, 2 seconds on, 2 seconds off, with red sector.

Description of Tower: White, conical limestone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1836

Date Present Tower Built: 1836

Date Automated: 1934

Fog Signal: Horn with blast every 12 seconds, used only when ships are incoming.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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