Mine Head Lighthouse
|Location||County Waterford, Ireland|
|Year first constructed||1851|
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower with a black band|
|Height||22 metres (72 ft)|
|Focal height||87 metres (285 ft)|
|Range||12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (4) W 30s.|
|Managing agent||Commissioners of Irish Lights|
The lighthouse was built in 1851 and has a 22 m (72 ft.) white tower with a black band. It was converted to electricity in September 1964. The beacon flashes white and red every 2.5 sec. and has a range of 52 km (28 nautical miles). A new light with a decreased range of 22.224 km (12 nautical miles) was installed in 2012.
- Mine Head Lighthouse Commissioners of Irish Lights
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Southwestern Ireland (Munster)". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- "Mine Head Lighthouse". Commissioners of Irish Lights. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
- "Mine Head Lighthouse". Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
- "Notices to Mariners 3 October 2012". Commissioners of Irish Lights. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
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