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Hook Head,, County Wexford: the world’s oldest-working lighthouse.

Free tomorrow?

Like lighthouses?

Ann Power writes:

A free fun filled festival set to shine a light on all things maritime will get underway at the world’s oldest-working Lighthouse on the Hook Peninsula, County Wexford over the May bank holiday weekend.

An action packed weekend of festivities will get underway from tomorrow (Saturday, April 29th ) from 11am.

Enroll at the new Pirate School headed up by none other than Captain Hook; take an opportunity to learn first hand about safety at sea from members of the Irish Coast Guard and RNLI.

Visitors will also have the chance to step back in time with the re-enactors from Claoimh who will demonstrate life and battles from the medieval past at a time when the 800 year old Hook Lighthouse was built…

Hook Lighthouse