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This beautiful 500 piece jigsaw depicts the main aspects of Mizen Head, including Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. A brief history of Mizen Head is printed on the back of the box.

The famous Mizen Head is the most southerly point of the Irish mainland.

A particularly interesting jigsaw puzzle, suitable for children and adults.

Brand: Gosling Games

Made in: Cork

Full Gift Description

A fabulous Mizen Head Jigsaw Puzzle, with 500 pieces.

Illustrated by Courtney Davis, with great attention to detail. Made in Ireland by Gosling Games, Co. Cork.

Dimensions when made = 50 x 34 cm.

Detals as printed on the back of the box:

Mizen Head

The Mizen Head (Irish: Carn Uí Néid), the most southerly point of the Irish mainland, has been the location for countless dramatic episodes in Irish maritime history. Numerous shipwrecks in the area led to the construction of the magificent Fastnet Rock Lighthouse (replacing a lighthouse built in 1854 that could not withstand the power of the ocean).

Perched on a rock 6.5 kilometres southwest of Cape Clear Island, County Cork, it took eight years to build, and first displayed its light in 1904. The iconic granite tower rises to 54 meters, and it the tallest lighthouse on the Irish coast. The world-famous annual Fastnet Yacht Race goes round the rock before the sailors head back to the Isle of Wight 550 kilometres away.

Overlooking the Fastnet Lighthouse, the Mizen Head Fog-Signal Station was built in 1909. Located on an island separated from themainland by just 52 metres, access to the station is by a footbride 45 metres above the sea. Because Mizen Head was established as a fog-signal station, it remained without a light unfi 1959, when a buoy lantern was launched.

Today, the fog-signal station is a very popular visitor centre called the Mizen Vision, and the area is renowned for whale-watching.

 

Beautiful Irish Jigsaw Puzzles made in Ireland. Great Irish gifts – Irish puzzles.

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Reviews

5 reviews for Mizen Head 500 piece Jigsaw Puzzle

  1. Marie (verified owner)

    Fantastic jigsaw. 500 pieces so more suitable for teenagers/adults. Wonderful as a gift or for a hobby. Fast delivery.

  2. John

    A well received gift to help get through long days.

  3. Máire Mhic Fhearghusa (verified owner)

    Small pieces; engaging for an older child and an adult.

  4. Máire Mhic Fhearghusa (verified owner)

    Seems to be engaging for a 14 year old and his mother.

  5. Máire Mhic Fhearghusa (verified owner)

    Engaging for a 14 year ols and his mother.

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