HC Deb 22 May 1900 vol 83 cc937-8

I beg to ask the President of the Board Trade what amount of progress has been made in regard to the erection of the new lighthouse at Blackhead, county Antrim, and what class of light it is proposed to place there.


I am informed by the Commissioners of Irish Lights that the Blackhead lighthouse tower and keepers' dwellings are now some four feet above ground, and that the works are being proceeded with as rapidly as possible. The light is to be a first-class flashing light, with the following characteristics: two flashes of 1½ seconds duration every 30 seconds, separated by an interval of 1½ seconds.