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Name: Kish Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Kish Bank Light

Nearest Town or City:
Dublin, , Ireland

Location: Kish Bank, Dublin Bay.

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Photo: British Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


This lighthouse replaced a lightship; there had been a lightship in the vicinity since 1811. The lighthouse was erected like a telescope -- It was sunk on the ocean bottom and then extended to its full height.

Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 95

Characteristic and Range: 2 white flashes every 20 seconds, exhibited by day and by night; nominal range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White and red tower on concrete caisson.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1965

Date Present Tower Built: 1965

Date Automated: 1992

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.

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