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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Makes A Splash In Dun Laoghaire Today

11th May 2019
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Diving at the iconic Northbank Lighthouse in Dublin Bay on 2 May to celebrate the return of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series to Ireland Diving at the iconic Northbank Lighthouse in Dublin Bay on 2 May to celebrate the return of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series to Ireland Photo: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series makes its long-awaited debut in Dublin this afternoon (Saturday 11) with events kicking off at Dun Laoghaire’s Carlisle Pier at 5pm.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, entry is now free for the two-day competition but organisers have advised everyone attending to arrive early to ensure a spot to witness the action.

Big numbers will be expected at the waterfront to see reigning champions Gary Hunt and Rhiannan Iffland continue their domination of the rankings after last month’s opening round in the Philippines.

Tomorrow’s finals (Sunday 12 May) will be broadcast live on Red Bull’s website, YouTube and Facebook from 7pm.

This weekend is not the first time Ireland has hosted the Red Bull cliff divers, who’ve previously made a splash on Inis Mór in the Aran Islands.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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