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Name: Roche's Point Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Cork, , Ireland

Location: Entrance to Cork Harbour, southern Ireland.

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Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


In 1998, a keeper's house here was leased to the Sirius Arts Centre for use as a residence and studio for visiting artists.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 98

Characteristic and Range: Flash every 3 seconds with white and red sectors.

Description of Tower: White conical masonry tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1815

Date Present Tower Built: 1835

Date Automated: 1995

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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