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Roancarrigmore
Native name:
Róncharraig Mhór
Lighthouse on Roancarrigmore in the Bantry Bay - geograph.org.uk - 1121216.jpg
Lighthouse on Roancarrigmore in the Bantry Bay - geograph.org.uk - 1121216
Geography
Location Bantry Bay
Administration
Province Munster
County Cork
Demographics
Population 0

Roancarrigmore (Gaeilge: Róncharraig Mhór) is an uninhabited island in Bantry Bay, County Cork, Ireland and is home to Roancarrigmore Lighthouse, which was replaced in 2012 by a solar powered lighthouse after 165 years of operation

In September 2016 the lighthouse was put up for sale

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1841 0 —    
1851 10 —    
1861 7 −30.0%
1871 4 −42.9%
1881 9 +125.0%
1891 11 +22.2%
1901 2 −81.8%
1911 2 +0.0%
Year Pop. ±%
1926 2 +0.0%
1936 2 +0.0%
1946 2 +0.0%
1951 4 +100.0%
1956 2 −50.0%
1961 2 +0.0%
1966 2 +0.0%
1971 3 +50.0%
Year Pop. ±%
1979 0 −100.0%
1981 0 0.00%
1986 0 0.00%
1991 0 0.00%
1996 0 0.00%
2002 0 0.00%
2006 0 0.00%
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