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Position: 53°24.0' N 6°6.4' W
Location: Pier-head in Howth Harbour, Howth, Co Dublin, Ireland
Present Tower Built: 1818
Tower Composition: Local stone
Designer: George Halpin (snr)
Focal Height of Light: 43 ft (13.1 m) above mean high water
First Lit: September 1818
Original Light Characteristic: Fixed Red
Visible Range on clear night: nominal 11 nautical miles
Present Lighthouse Established: 1982
The Howth light is located on the on the northern shore of Howth Head.
The keeper's quarters in the tower were very cramped, so a separate single-story residence was built in 1821. A second story added to accommodate an extra keeper in 1856.
Howth Harbour was modernized between 1978 and 1983, when the former lighthouse was decommissioned. In 1982 a modern tower built at the end of the East Pier.
Howth Light (CIL)
Photo to be updated