NOSTALGIA: Memories of Portrush Raft Race through the years

With the 2024 Portrush Raft Race taking place next month, all over Northern Ireland sea-worthy craft (we hope!) are being constructed for the big race.

But, in case you needed any persuasion to get building, we’ve taken a look back through our photographic archives at Raft Races from past years.

What an incredible amount of money has been raised for the RNLI over the years – and what a selection of rafts and costumes.

See if you recognise anyone...