I stand corrected!
The Weir lad is out swinging his graphite shillelagh again! ;D
Could it have been the long day of wind casting in the brine has added some power into your backcast? Uncurling trout tippets is likely to put finesse into an angler's next salty day too. The Emerald Isle trip will put a little peaty soul into your music. Sounds like a winner!