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Name: Oyster Island Light (Ireland)  

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Also known as: Metal Man Range Rear Light

Nearest Town or City:
Rosses Point, , Ireland

Location: NW point of Oyster Island, Sligo Bay, County Sligo, west coast of Ireland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


This light serves as a rear range light, with the light known as the Metal Man (about 1/4 mile to the NW) serving as the front light.

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 43

Characteristic and Range: White light, 3 seconds on, 1 second off.

Description of Tower: Brown conical masonry tower with white lantern, red gallery.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1821

Date Present Tower Built: 1821

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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