Slyne Head lighthouse

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Slyne Head Lighthouse
Slyne Head Lighthouse is located in Ireland
Slyne Head Lighthouse
Slyne Head Lighthouse
Ireland
Location County Galway, Ireland
Coordinates 53°24′00.2″N 10°14′01.6″W / 53.400056°N 10.233778°W / 53.400056; -10.233778Coordinates: 53°24′00.2″N 10°14′01.6″W / 53.400056°N 10.233778°W / 53.400056; -10.233778
Year first constructed 1836
Construction limestone tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern black tower
Height 24 metres (79 ft)
Focal height 35 metres (115 ft)
Range 19 nautical miles (35 km; 22 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2)W 15s
Admiralty number A6288
NGA number 7444
ARLHS number IRE-069
Ireland number CIL-1990[1] [2]

Slyne Head Lighthouse (Irish: Ceann Léime)is located at westernmost point of County Galway, about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Doonlaughan, Ireland and is maintained by Commissioners of Irish Lights (CIL). There were two lighthouses on this point built in 1836 but only the West one remains active.[3]

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  1. ^ Slyne Head Lighthouse Commissioners of the Irish Lights
  2. ^ Lighthouses Directory
  3. ^ Pelly, Frank. "William Douglass - Designer of Fastnet Lighthouse". Beam 33. Commissioners of Irish Lights. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 

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