Tuesday 17 January 2017

VIDEO: Schoolchildren honour Boeing jet's journey to quirkly glamping site with unique version of 'Yellow Submarine'

Published 17/05/2016 | 17:00

The arduous journey of the old Boeing 767 jet up the west coast of Ireland has been captured in song by these schoolchildren.

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The plane, which was bought by entrepreneur David McGowan for his ‘Quirky Nights Glamping Village’, is 159 foot long and weighs 50 tonnes.

It departed from Knockbeg Point on a hoverbarge at 5.30pm earlier this month bound for the Sligo camping site - but the travel wasn't a;; plain sailing. 

To honour the journey, school kids from Owenbeg NS penned a song to the tune of The Beatles favourite 'Yellow Submarine'.

Quirky Nights Glamping Village, posted the video to their Facebook page with a message to the kids involved: 'Massive high fives to all the children from Owenbeg NS who all worked together in school to come up with a song about the 'big yoke'.

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