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Galway Hookers Light up the Claddagh at Christmastime

20th December 2023
Galway Hookers illuminated for Christmas at the Claddagh Basin, Galway
Galway Hookers illuminated for Christmas at the Claddagh Basin, Galway Credit: Enda O'Coineen

Tributes have been paid to Badóirí an Cladaigh for illuminating their fleet of Galway Hookers this Christmas time in Galway.

The traditional boat fleet takes pride in lighting their rigs in the city's basin for special occasions.  

As regular Afloat readers know, the fleet was lit in March for St Patrick's Weekend 2023, with one of the craft draped in blue and yellow lights as a sign of support for the people of Ukraine.

Galway Hooker Sailing Club is running a Christmas Pop Up Shop at Claddagh Snooker Hall, where there's a range of nautical items on sale, ideal for last-minute Christmas gifts.

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