WIORA accommodation

AS ACCOMMODATION enquiries lead to bookings, beds and berths are filling up fast for this year’s event on the Wild Atlantic Coast hosted by Mayo Sailing Club out of Westport. Thankfully, the Westport Coast Hotel, the club’s base hotel for the event, will be offering preferential rates to competitors for …

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Lighthouse lost to storm

A lighthouse that stood watch over the Shannon Estuary since 1869 and was swept away by the destructive force of Storm Darwin is unlikely to ever be replaced. The Old Horse Rock Lighthouse, situated between Ringmoylan Pier in Pallaskenry and Shannon Airport, was destroyed in the violent storms that struck …

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