Lighthouse Ardnakinna (Bearhaven) in September 2010. The lighthouse is located at the most southwestern tip of Bere Island,
this island is about 3 kilometres away from the mainland in Bantry Bay in the County Cork. We took the picture of the lighthouse from
the mainland, southwesterly of Castletownbere.
A beacon existing since 1847 had been constructed as a lighthouse tower and got the modified lantern of a lightship. It
marks the western entry to Castletownbere.
(works since 23 November 1965,
height of building 20 m, height of fire 62 m,
range of light white 17 sm - red 14 sm,
characteristic [Fl (2) WR 10s] two flashes every ten seconds,
int. No.: A 6434)
[ 1 s - (2 s) - 1 s - (6 s) ]