The 2018 Dromore West CALENDAR will be on sale from next week in local shops and businesses!!!!
Here is a sneak peak of the front cover…
This is a collaboration of photos submitted by local people of the area, through various photo competitions held over the year! There are some stunning images and all proceeds from the sale of this calendar, will be going towards our Village Enhancement Committee to help fund various events and works being carried out in the area!!!!
Last Saturday morning on the 11th of November 2017 a large male Fin whale was discovered washed up on Trá Bhuí Beach. Although it was a somewhat poignant scene it allowed locals and visitors alike a wonderful opportunity to study these magnificent creatures up close.
Close Up Fin Whale
The Fin Whale is second only to the Blue Whale in size.
Currently Sligo County Council are engaged in the difficult task of disposing of the carcass.
Fin Whale and digger
Throughout the weekend and into this week large numbers of visitors continue to take the opportunity to study the Fin whale.
Distant view of Fin Whale
Here is a link to the Wikipedia page on the Fin whale.