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Name: Crookhaven Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Crookhaven, , Ireland

Location: Rock Island, most southwesterly point in Ireland.

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Photo: Aidan Power

Managing Organization:
Crookhaven Lighthouse


Contact Address Information:
Rock Island
Crookhaven, Skibbereen
West Cork

This lighthouse is owned and operated by Irish Lights. The majority of the rest of the property is owned privately. Guests at the keeper's homes are the only people allowed on the site. This was also the shore station for Fastnet Light, which is why there are five keeper's houses.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 67

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 8 seconds, white and red sectors.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical masonry tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1843

Date Present Tower Built: 1843

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? No (except houses open for overnight guests).

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: Email or call +353 28 35066 for information on lodging at the lighthouse.

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