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Name: Blacksod Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Aughleam, , Ireland

Location: South end of the Mullet Peninsula, County Mayo, west coast of Ireland.


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Photo: Mark Stapleton
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Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights

Website: http://www.cil.ie

Notes:
The D-Day landings of June 1944 were delayed 24 hours due to the weather forecast from Blacksod Lighthouse.

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 42

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 7.5 seconds with red sector.

Description of Tower: White lantern atop two-story granite dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: 1864

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: James Joseph Stapleton (1941-1943)

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