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A Lighthouse of Ireland

IR 55 Youghal
latitude 51° 56' 5" N
longitude 7° 50' 5" W

The present lighthouse was first lit on February 1st, 1852, converted to acetylene in 1939 and electricity in 1964. The lighthouse is built on the site of a much older lighthouse once operated by the nuns of a St. Anne's Convent from 1190 until dissolved in 1542.

Driving west from Dungarvan into Youghal, you will see the lighthouse on your left in the distance up the bay. Turn left of the roundabout and drive through town and you will see this light beside the road. ARLHS # IRE-080 (A 5776)


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