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Oyster Pearl Offers Big Carlingford Welcome

27th April 2010
Oyster Pearl Offers Big Carlingford Welcome

Every year sailors travel to Carlingford from all over Ireland and beyond (honourable mention here to our good friends from the Isle of Man) to participate in the annual Moneley Oyster Pearl Sailing Festival, which is scheduled to take place from Friday June 18th Saturday 19th June 2010.

Carlingford in County Louth is the mythic land of Setanta, Cúchulainn, Queen Medb and the Táin Bó Cúlainge. The club nestles at the foot of Slieve Foy, looks towards Carlingford Lough and the majestic mountains of Mourne.It is truly a land of legends.

Whilst competition on the water is always strong(Feeder Races on Friday and 3 Races on Saturday in IRC1/2 non IRC and White Sail), on dry land you will be assured of our warm hospitality, lots of fun and entertainment. Let us ply you with delicious Carlingford oysters washed down with a glass or two of finest Guinness whilst you relax and take in the glorious views of mountain and sea.

Carlingford has a myriad of attractions to offer visitors: golf, fishing, hill walking, horse trekking, adventure sports not to mention a host of great restaurants and cafes. Carlingford Lough has been chosen as a venue for pre-Olympic 2012 sail training,

So why not come and join us for a weekend – you never know you might decide to stay! Any queries please contact :

John Mc Kevitt  Sailing Secretary and Oyster Pearl Chairman on 087/2499103 or Ian O Gorman Cruiser Fleet Captain on 087/2867747

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