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Name: Straw Island Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Rossaveal, , Ireland

Location: Aran Islands, eastern entrance to Killeany Bay.


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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights

Website: http://www.cil.ie/flat_display_with_LighthouseIDEQL31_entryp.html

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 5 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Automated: 1926

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: B. R. Jeffers (c. 1911)

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