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Irish beach washed away 33 years ago reappears overnight after freak tide


Villagers express delight after entire beach that vanished in Achill Island storms in 1984 turns back sands of time.

An Irish beach that disappeared more than 30 years ago has returned to an island off the County Mayo coast.

The sand at Dooagh, Achill Island, was washed away by storms in 1984, leaving only rocks and rock pools. Full Story

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