HC Deb 01 March 1910 vol 14 c741

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he could state the number of the principal lighthouses on the West Coast of Ireland, from the Fastnet Rock in the south to Tory Island in the north, including both; what were the names of the fog-signal stations on the same coast, and what was the distance between each station?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Sydney Buxton)

The number of principal lighthouses on the coast mentioned by my hon. Friend is thirteen. The fog-signal stations on the same coast are as follows:—Fastnet; Mizen Head, nine miles from Fastnet; Bull Rock, twenty miles from Mizen Head; Skelligs, fourteen and a-half miles from Bull Rock; Loop Head, fifty-seven and a half miles from Skelligs; and Tory Island 190 miles from Loop Head.