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Name: Ballycotton Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Youghal, , Ireland

Location: Ballycotton Bay, south coast of Ireland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


Tower Height: 50

Height of Focal Plane: 195

Characteristic and Range: Flashing every 10 seconds, white or red depending on direction. Exhibited by day when the fog signal is sounding; nominal range 21 nautical miles (white sector), 17 nautical miles (red sector).

Description of Tower: Black, conical sandstone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1851

Date Present Tower Built: 1851

Date Automated: 1992

Fog Signal: Automated horn, 4 blasts every 90 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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