Dooagh Irish Beach – CWEB.com

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Dooagh Irish Beach – CWEB.com

An Irish beach that was washed away in 1984 has reappeared over three decades later, much to the delight of local homeowners and holidaymakers.The beach near Dooagh village on Achill Island, Co. Mayo vanished in the summer of 1984 when the strand was still popular as a beauty spot. The miracle sand at Dooagh, Achill Island, was washed away by storms in 1984, leaving only rocks and rock pools. But after a freak tide recently, hundreds of tons of sand were deposited where the beach once stood, recreating the old 300-metre stretch of golden sand

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