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Beach suddenly reappears after 33 years

Achill Island -

This is not any blarney!

A beach washed away three decades ago, suddenly reappeared with a "freak" tide on Achill Island in County Mayo, Ireland.

Doagh beach was washed away in a storm.

All that remained was jagged and hazardous rock.

Another storm in 2014 damaged a pier and cut off access to the beach.

Then, over this past Easter, a tide came in and dumped thousands of tones of sand along a 1,000 foot of shoreline.

Visitors are now coming to these shores like never before.

CBS 58's Michele McCormack has some friends in the area who tell her that longtime locals say, based on the usual tides, they expect the beach to remain at least for the summer of 2017.

Trip anyone?

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