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Wild Atlantic appetites

Somewhere off the beaten track, Aoife Carrigy heads west for a day of grazing along the Wild Atlantic Way

23rd April, 2017
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Sinead and Cindy O’Brien sorting through seaweed for their abalone farm

‘Imagine 40 hookers racing out from that bay.” We’re sitting outside Tigh Chadhain pub on a lesser-travelled stretch of Connemara’s Wild Atlantic Way. It’s just gone noon on a Saturday straight out of a brochure, and there’s not a cloud in the sky as we tuck into bowls of creamy chowder and glasses of Guinness.

Nooks and crannies of the sheltered bay sparkle below us, while...

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