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May Bank Holiday 2014

Pirate Queen Trip – Clare Island

Due to unpredictable weather and tides we have decided to base ourselves in Westport for the weekend and visit Clare Island and other ports.  We will launch at Rosmunny slip which can be used even at low tides.  This is 11km from Westport. There is parking for trailers and a floating jetty to leave boats overnight.  As the May Bank Holiday is a very busy weekend it is advisable for all to book your own accommodation asap.  There is plenty of accommodation available in the area.  Some are:

Westport House Caravan and Camping 098 27766  Quay West B&B 098 27863 Waterside B&B 098 29603 Self Catering Harbour Mill Hotel 098 28555

The Old Mill Holiday Hostel 098 27045  Westport Coast Hotel 098 55088  McCarthy’s Bar & Guesthouse 098 29142

Update : Old Mill Hostel – this is situated in Westport town centre.  Cark park beside, approx 1.5 km to The Quay.  Rates and Rooms available One ten bed dormer@ €20 pppn, One eight bed dormer @ €20 pppn and Six four bed dormer @ €20 to €50 pppn.  No en-suites, all facilities are shared.  Contact Eoghan Carr at

Update 2:  Harbour Mill Apartments.  Johnny Loftus has spoken with Aisling at these apartments.  Courtyard View Apt Sleeps 4 Double en-suite and Twin with guest bathroom.   €459 for 3 nights.  Courtyard View Family Apt Sleeps 5 Double en-suite, Single and Bunk bed with bathroom.  €510 for 3 nights.  Deluxe Harbour View Apt. Sleeps 4.  Double en-suite, Twin with guest bathroom.  €558 for 3 nights.  If three or more apartments are booked there is a discount of €50 off each apartment.  Deposit required of €100 per apartment 21 days in advance.