DownPatrick Head is a headland between Ballycastle village and the archaeological site of Ceide Fields. It commands breathtaking views on the Atlantic, the Staggs of Broadhaven to the west and high stunning cliffs to the east. Here Saint Patrick founded a church whose ruins can be seen todays.
The Wild Atlantic Way (Irish ‘Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin’) is a tourism route on the west coast of Ireland that runs for 2,500 km (1553 miles) passing through nine Counties and three provinces. Stretching from County Donegal in the North to County Cork in the south and running through Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Galway. Clare, Limerick and Kerry – all on the rugged west coast of Ireland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
From 1st January to 31st December 2017 Radio Amateurs from Mayo Radio Experimenters club together with other Irish Radio Amateurs along the wild atlantic way will be on air with nine special calls – EI11WAW through to EI99WAW. Each call will be associated with one of the counties making up the Wild Atlantic Way. Each call will have its own distinctive QSL card depicting a highlight of the county linked to the call.
The callsign designated to Co Mayo is EI44WAW, we will be delighted to work you and get you in our log, it will help you to achieve the ‘WAW Award’ for the worked all nine calls, sponsored by Limerick Radio Club.
More information here: qrz.com