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Name: Inishtrahull Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Malin, , Ireland

Location: Island of Inishtrahull, northwest Ireland.

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


The first lighthouse here was established on the east end of the island in 1812 or 1813. There was a fog signal station on the west end of the island from 1905 to 1987. The present white tower was built in 1958 at the west end of the island and the east lighthouse was discontinued and demolished.

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 194

Characteristic and Range: Fl (3) W 15s. Shown by day in poor visibility. Nominal range: 19 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1812

Date Present Tower Built: 1958

Date Automated: 1987

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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

Keepers: D. J. O'Sullivan (1925-1966)

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