Whale Watch Ireland 2017
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
Downpatrick Head Car Park, Near Ceide Feilds, Co. Mayo
26 August, 2pm - 5pm
This is a walking tour of Maudlintown and the Magdalene Graveyard recalling the maritime history of the area. Lead by Jack O Leary, our local Maritime Historian. and retired mariners.
They will tell the stories of the ships after which the streets of Maudlintown are named; recall the Sea Captains and sailors of the area and visit the graves of seafarers in the Magdalene Cemetery. The event will be enriched with stories of characters, families and tragedies at sea and enlivened by real-life experience from retired mariners. The event will finish in Southend Family Resource Centre with tea and biscuits where the chat can continue and maybe some sea shanties will be sung.