Commissioners of Irish Lights
Tower Height: 17
Height of Focal Plane: 60
Characteristic and Range: Flash every 5 seconds, white, red, or green depending on direction.
Description of Tower: Lantern on white equipment building.
This light is operational
1804: Light shown from window in fort.
Date Established: 1804
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Guided tours of Chares Fort are available from mid-April to late October.
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