Balbriggan blessing of the boats – 1st June 2014

balbriggan_blessing_of_boats Skerries Coast Guard

This afternoon, members of the Skerries Coast Guard team attended the blessing of the boats at Balbriggan harbour. This blessing ceremony, part of the community’s annual SummerFest, was conducted by Fr Eugen Taaffe at the harbor and was attended by large crowds. The Skerries lifeboat and crew also attended the ceremony. The crew of local community website, were on hand to capture photos of the ceremony and more are available on their website –

balbriggan_blessing_of_boats_Skerries Coast Guard

Skerries Coast Guard – a voluntary rescue unit of the Irish Coast Guard