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Name: Copeland Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Donaghadee, , United Kingdom

Location: Lesser Copeland Island (Lighthouse Island, Bird Isle), about 4 miles north of Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland.

Managing Organization:
National Trust Northern Ireland/ Copeland Bird Observatory


This lighthouse was replaced by Mew Island Light to the north.

Description of Tower: Only lower part of 52-foot stone tower remains.

This light is not operational

Date Established: c. early 1700s

Date Present Tower Built: 1815

Date Deactivated: 1884

Current Use: Historic structure in bird sanctuary.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Nearby Lodging: Accommodations for overnight visitors are available at the bird observatory; see

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