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Blacksod Lighthouse
Blacksod Lighthouse
(097) 65035
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Blacksod Lighthouse is a lighthouse at the southern end of the Mullet Peninsula, Erris, County Mayo, at the entrance to Blacksod Bay.


Blacksod Lighthouse
Blacksod Lighthouse
Blacksod lighthouse R313, Fallmore, Blacksod, Co. Mayo
Opening Hour
11am - 5pm daily (Check Website)
+353 (097) 65035

Home to beautiful blue flag beaches, wild walking routes and long silver strands, Blacksod Bay and its surrounds is rich in history and teeming with wildlife. And adding to the attractions and amenities already available in Erris, we are delighted to announce that Blacksod Lighthouse is open to visitors!


06 Jun 2024


5:00 am

80th Anniversary Commemoration of the D-Day Landings

Objective: To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings with a series of events at Blacksod Lighthouse, focusing on the pivotal role played by the location in providing crucial weather forecasts for the Allied forces. Dedication to the Irish who served on D-day , also the men who served in the LOPs along Ireland’s coastline during the war years.

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Hourly Schedule

6th June

05:00 - 06:00
Dawn Cermoney
10:00 - 15:00
Exhibition and Displays
11:00 - 12:30
Public Addresses
12:30 - 14:00
Music Performance and Flyover