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Dun Laoighre East Lighthouse

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Dun Laoighre East Lighthouse was built in 1847. It is 17 metres and it became fully automated on 31 October 1977. This lighthouse was designed by George Halpin, that super productive engineer of the Ballast Port.

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Balbriggan Lighthouse

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Balbriggan Lighthouse

Balbriggan lighthouse was built in 1769 and is a white tower with a flashing light – it did not flash until 1960  

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Baily Lighthouse, Howth

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Baily was the last Irish Lighthouse to be unwatched, when during 1996-7 the lighthouse was converted to automatic operation.

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Casino Marino

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The Casino is located at Marino, next to the Malahide Road. It was designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for James Caulfield, 1st Earl of Charlemont. It is an example of 18th century neo-classical design. The Casino, meaning “small house”, contains a total of 16 finely decorated rooms.

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North Wall Quay lighthouse

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North Wall Quay lighthouse

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Chimneys

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Poolbeg Dublin Chimneys

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