Plane makes it to Sligo after epic sea voyage

Well, David McGowan’s plane made it to Sligo.

After months of planning and setbacks not to mind the cost, David McGowan’s plane has touched down in Enniscrone after an epic sea voyage up the west coast.

Video courtesy of Kevin Daly Video and Eamon Doody of SkyView Photography

The barge carrying the Boeing 767 arrived off shore on Saturday and after some delays was lifted by crane onto a truck to begin its final journey to the glamping site.

In the early hours of Sunday morning, it made its way through the town, cheered on by locals who had stayed up, determined to see it home.

David McGowan said at the outset that he wanted to put Enniscrone on the map. His Quirky Nights Glamping Village Facebook page already has over 45,000 fans - and it hasn’t even been built yet.

There has also been widespread international coverage of the feat.


Safe to say, we’re all very excited to see what he will do next.

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