Posted by Freda on March 25, 2008 at 20:36:04:
In Reply to: find a beach posted by Surfing man on March 25, 2008 at 08:43:09:
Pink Rock is located just a mile or two outside Mulranny on the way to Achill. Just after you leave Mulranny take the first left after the school (I think it's a school) this is the "Atlantic Drive" careful though as it's a narrow road after about a mile you get to a sharp right hand bend with a kind of lay by/parking area. From this spot you are looking out at the sea with a kind of headland to your right - this is Pink Rock.
At times of high swell (15 - 20 foot, westerly / southwesterly) the headland acts as a natural breakwater. The waves come in in beatiful clean sets that break to the left and travel all along the coastline. On the best days it's tube city.
I haven't surfed it so I don't know of any hazards but I was there last december during the big swell and took some great video footage.
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