FROM ABOVE 2022 Ten years after the light-art project, the locations of the lookout posts will be filmed and photographed from the air. The focus of this documentary is on how the buildings or former places were seen from the seaside. Furthermore the documentation will show the present surrounding of the buildings. In addition the still existing EIRE signs, which helped the Allies airplanes navigating during the war, will also be documented from the air. The implementation of this work will start in spring 2022, and the results will be added to this web page.

LOP No. 52   MACE HEAD

 

The lookout post is situated at the road end to Crosspatrick at Halfmaceon. A half mile northerly the EIRE sign was situated close to a strand. The sign was washed in the sea after a storm a couple of years ago. Local people rebuild the sign in smaller letters close to the original place.  

 

LOP No. 53   SLYNE HEAD

Close to the ruin of Bunowen Castle the lookout post no.53 is situated on the top of Doon Hill. In front of the lookout the number 53 is written in huge figures in the ground. The post is located on privat land. It needs the permission of the owner to enter this land. 

 

LOP No. 54   AUCHUS POINT

 

The lookout post was situated close to Cleggan on the hilltop of Aughrus More. Today a water tank is located on the original place were the post was. Only some concrete fragments of the tar coated roof can be found under the grass. Close to the place the EIRE sign is situated 500 Meter northerly on a rocky field.

 

LOP No. 55   RENVYLE POINT

 

On the headland close to Ardnagreevagh the lookout post is situated on a cattle field. Today the building is collapsed. In hundred meters distance from the lookout post the letters from the EIRE sign can be found under the grass.

 

LOP No. 56   ROSSROE HEAD

The lookout post is situated close to Killary harbor on the Rossroe peninsular. Today the building is bordered in a stonewall and includes a transmitter station for the marine radio service. The place of the EIRE sign is unknown.