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My intention is to keep adding to the collection. I’m constantly out sketching and drawing this fascinating country of ours and I hope in time to have a poster for each county, north and south and for most of the larger towns in between.

County Wexford and Hook Head Lighthouse – Poster of Ireland

35.00

A2 (594 x 420mm) Poster of County Wexford featuring the Hook Head Lighthouse.
Printed 170g/m² art print paper
Artist: Roger O’Reilly

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A bit of history

The daddy of them all! 

Built over 800 years ago, the lighthouse continues to serve its original function and is now the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.

 It stands on the very tip of the windswept Hook peninsula in Co. Wexford, overlooking a number of important shipping routes. 

The existing tower dates from the 12th century, though tradition states that Dubhán, a missionary to the Wexford area, established a form of beacon as early as the 5th century. The headland is known in Irish as Rinn Dubháin, St. Dubhán’s Head. However, the similar-sounding Irish word ‘duán’ means a fish hook, hence the English name.

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