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BK03 | Keeper's Bedroom








Keeper's Bed with locker. (made by Irish Lights craftsmen).  The two large oil lamps came from Rock Island Lighthouse buildings.

Chart of Lighthouses, Lightfloats, Fog Signal Stations, Sea Marks. 1985








CUPBOARDS with Lighthouses Keepers Crafts.

Displays of Memorabilia & Logs

Every task in the Signal Station performed by the Keepers had to be recorded.  As the lives of sailors depended on the functions of the Light and Fog Signal, the Commissioners of Irish Lights had to ensure that everything was in perfect working order all the time.   See Keepers’ Lists of Tasks, Records etc.


Bridge Competition/Radio Beacon Plans

The plans for the 1931 Radio Beacon show the concrete plinths on either side of the gorge in use. It went into operation on January 1st 1931 and cost £10,016.19s.2d.

The Competition for the Bridge attracted many solutions.





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Mizen Head Signal Station
Mizen Tourism Co-operative Society Ltd.
Harbour Road
West Cork
Tel: +353 28 35000 or + 353 28 35115 (Summer Only)
E: info@mizenhead.ie

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November 1st – March 16th: 11am-4pm (Weekends Only)
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November -March 
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