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Old 27 January 2013, 16:41   #11
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Interesting road down to Cushendall at times but well worth it at the end - loads of space to park etc
Compared to West Cork or Donegal, it's a veritable motorway! I'd be guessing that he'd come up the M1 and duck around Belfast, scoot up the M2 to Larne and take the coast road in?

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Old 27 January 2013, 16:42   #12
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Don't do that - they probably have some law concerning undesirables.
Should be off on friday, and meet up with you
Good looking forward to a few swallies as they say. keep in touch
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All right, there's a few that have expressed interest. I'll not start a List but feel free to bail in. Saturday is Tony Hill's Big Day on the Easdale side and this year they intend to head south to circumnavigate Jura (WX permitting) or play in the Sound of Jura if it doesn't. That means a lot of retracing miles for us if we make Easdale on the Friday night (up, down, up, down ).

Any takers for a VERY early start on Saturday to RV with the others around Jura somewhere and head up to Easdale for the festivities on Saturday night? An alternative would be to leave on Friday and overnight in Port Askaig on Friday night - it has accommodation, food, drink, fuel and a very sheltered harbour.
Date and time wise i'm flexible.
So i can fit in with whats decided.
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question : would you reach Easdale ! http://www.portaskaig.com/ lol
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question : would you reach Easdale ! http://www.portaskaig.com/ lol
No no with Wilk it's the Coal Ila you have to watch!!

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No no with Wilk it's the Coal Ila you have to watch!!
SPR's not so late - IFAIK, Caol Isla are the makers of Port Askaig (it's a label) - I have vague but fond memories of sinking a few at the hotel bar before donegaldan took over the navigation...
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SPR's not so late - IFAIK, Caol Isla are the makers of Port Askaig (it's a label) - I have vague but fond memories of sinking a few at the hotel bar before donegaldan took over the navigation...
According to Wikipedia Port Askaig is bottled by Whisky Exchange but the distillery is unidentified.

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Hmmm a bit like the experment I did a couple of days ago - A certain supermarket's "own brand Islay scotch".

I do believe the vast majority of it may come form Caol Isla, having done a back- to back test.......
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