Commissioners of Irish Lights
The 1844 lighthouse was raised in height from 45 feet in 1893. The Titanic did her initial sea trials near here. The Irish Landmark Trust is becoming involved in the preservation of this station.
Tower Height: 130
Height of Focal Plane: 120
Characteristic and Range: Two quick white flashes every 7.5 seconds, also auxiliary light (focal plane 45 feet) with flash every 3 seconds, white and red sectors.
Description of Tower: Conical tower with black and yellow bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1844
Date Present Tower Built: 1844
Date Automated: 1981
Fog Signal: 2 blasts every 60 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.