Fastnet Building

Fastnet Lighthouse – Sold Out

Regrettably, the lecture is now Sold Out.

The National Maritime Museum is delighted to announce its next talk will take place at the Museum on Thursday 18th November at 20.00hrs

Our speaker, Alan McCann worked as an Engineer for over twenty years for the Commissioners of Irish Lights. His experience includes the design, installation and maintenance of both lighthouse equipment and floating aids. He was heavily involved in the automation of the Fastnet in the late 1980’s.

Fastnet Lighthouse – History and Evolution

This talk will cover the evolution of the rock tower lighthouse and the construction of C.W. Douglas’s iconic Fastnet . It will trace the story of the  lighthouse from the 1850’s to the present day, covering not only the technology but also the people involved.


Nov 18 2021


8:00 pm - 9:30 pm



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Maritime Museum
Haigh Terrace Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin
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