Before entering Westport, one has to address a silent prayer to Her Lady of the Wet Sheep, who in August 1896 turned rain into drizzle before the incredulous eyes of a (barely inebriated) Seamus Sweeney, who pledged there and then to build a monument in the honour of Her Lady. He eventually completed it once he sobered up.

In 1934.

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Another curiosity in Westport is Patrick The Wet Window Sills Worshiper.

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Luca thoroughly enjoyed his light lunch of soggy sliced pan

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And Mrs mememe2U indulged into a bit of spot-the-miserable-tourist entertainment

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There was no shortage of that…

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YMC

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Westport Bike Hire. Patrons please note that W.B.H. cannot be held responsible for the weather.

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Up Mayo! (but don’t forget the handbrake, just in case…)

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SMS: Honey, I think I’m going to be…

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The Style Council

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Sweets addict giving me the look…

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Westport – the shiny, cold, wet and colourful

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2 thoughts on “Westport – the shiny, cold, wet and colourful

  1. Wonderful short stories all. My favorite has to be the Seamus Sweeney saga. He might even be a relative of mine. But then the Sweeneys are a relative lot. Love a place where even in the rain the characters are as colorful as the rain-wear on the streets. Thanks again.

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