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Name: Cromwell Point Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Caherciveen, , Ireland

Location: Valentia Island, off the coast of the Ring of Kerry, most westerly point of Ireland's west coast.

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Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


The National Millennium Committee awarded a grant for the restoration of the keeper's house at this lighthouse in 1999. The lighthouse was originally built inside a fort.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 54

Characteristic and Range: Fl WR 2s (fl 0.5, ec1.5 = 2s)

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1841

Date Present Tower Built: 1841

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Valentia Island is accessible via bridge from Portmagee or by ferry from Cahirciveen.

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