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Bridges of Ross

Alternative Names: Derrynadivva

Type of Dive: Great shore dive in cracks and overhung gullies.

Suggested Experience: Experienced club diver. 

Travel directions: The Bridges of Ross is located on the north side of the Loop Head peninsula, approximately 8.0 kilometres due west of Carrigaholt, and is accessed via the R478.

Parking directions: Where the road comes to an end there is parking for 10 cars.

Lat & Long: 52.591491, -9.867486  Google

Tides: Myweather   Best to dive here when there have been a few days of calm weather on a slack tide.

Depth: 14m

Site entry/exit: From the carpark walk back 50m to the small path leading down to the shore or walk along the slab rock and do a jump entry.

Bridges of Ross shore pathBridges of Ross entry/exit

Underwater directions: Swim out the gully looking under the overhangs and along the west around the point into the Bridges of Ross and back.

Air & Nitrox:  Waterworld

Site Hazards: Swell if the wind is from the North and there is only one exit point.

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Mobile Network service: Contact me

Accommodation:  Green Acres Caravan & Camping Park    Collin's Caravan Park, Kilkee

Other comments: The underwater topography here is great with a small pebble seabed and walls to both sides topped with kelp with overhangs caused by erosion from the pebbles. In the Bridges of Ross the walls get close enough to touch both sides when you get further in. 

Pub:  Keatings   The Lighthouse Inn

Cafe: None close to here.

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Created by: Finstrokes

Date: 6/6/18

Surface Photos:  Photos

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