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Monday, July 13, 2020

Pirates off Portrush another casualty of COVID-18

Pirates Off Portrush is the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic as the plug is pulled on events this summer throughout the Borough.

Pirates Off Portrush was set to return for their eighth adventure this summer which is a festival filled with Dance, Drama, Parade, Music, Heritage Fair, Artisan Market and Children’s Have-a-go Games. It is ran by Portrush Heritage Group.

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A spokesperson for the event said “Regrettably we have to advise that our Pirate Off Portrush, Tavish Dhu and his rusty crew, will not be arriving in Portrush this year.

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“Like many other Events Organisers we realise that our first priority is to protect the health of the Community and support our Health Professionals.

“We thank the Council and Portrush Businesses for their support over the past 7 years and we look forward to the return of Pirates Off Portrush in2021.”

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