International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend

After Radio Caroline, Manx Radio & BBC Essex remembered the Marine Offences Act 50 years on from a Lightship on Monday it is now International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend!

via IRTS News

Plans are in full swing for next weekend Saturday 19th August and Sunday 20th August. Make sure you mark next weekend on your calender for the following event. We have a good number of clubs in Ireland planning to take part in the International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend this year.
With over 378 stations being set up in 41 countries around the world, this event coincides with International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend and is intended to raise the profile of lighthouses, lightvessels and other navigational aids, promoting maritime heritage. Details of which can be found at and at

International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend
Hook Lighthouse – Fran Byrne