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Last Wednesday (25 May 2016) evening the Garda band took to the stage in Malahide Rugby Club to help raise funds for Howth RNLI and Malahide Lions Club charities. 150 people attended the event which raised over €2,000 for the…
The 2016 Para World Sailing Championships came to a breathtaking finale in Medemblik, the Netherlands as the final race of the championships decided the medals in the Sonar fleet. Arguably the most exciting race of the day was in the…
Minister Heather Humphreys T.D., in conjunction with broadcaster & fitness expert Karl Henry, Waterways Ireland Chief Executive Dawn Livingstone and Cavan County Council Cathoirleach Paddy Smith has launched the Shannon-Erne Blueway in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan. The Shannon-Erne Blueway adds significantly…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for Saturday, 28 May 2016 BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Thirty Something (Kavanagh\Gaffney\Lubliner), 3. Attitude (T Milner J Sugars M Branigan) BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO- 1. Thirty Something (Kavanagh\Gaffney\Lubliner), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3.…
Team Hibernia are scheduled to start their Round Ireland Powerboat record challenge at 0500 on Sunday morning. They will depart Kinsale and head clockwise round Ireland. The 2009 record time to beat is 18 hours 38 minutes and 50 seconds.…
#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan took third place in their semi-final of the lightweight double sculls and secured a spot in the A Final at the World Cup Regattta in Lucerne. Britain’s Will Fletcher and Richard Chambers (a Coleraine…
#Rowing: Ireland’s Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe just missed out on an A Final place at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne today. The lightweight double semi-final was a good race – only Canada looked certain of a top three…
#Seafood - New Marine Minister Michael Creed yesterday (Friday 27 May) announced the award of €4.3 million in grants to 51 seafood enterprises under five schemes launched earlier this year under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) Operational Programme…
#BattleForTheBay - All ages are welcome to Dollymount Beach on the north side of Dublin Bay today (Saturday 28 May) for the 10th edition of kitesurfing weekender the Battle of the Bay. Doubling as the first leg of kiteboarding's KBC…
#TitanicMaritime - Belfast City welcomes some of the Tall Ships back for the Titanic Maritime Festival a three day event (28-30 May) that begins today and includes this Spring Holiday Monday in the UK. Groups of young people from across…
#ShippingReview - Jehan Ashmore reviews the shipping scene over the last fortnight. The big ship craze in the short sea shipping industry serving the UK and Ireland has arrived after investment was frozen for the last few years, delegates heard…
Next Tuesday, May 31st, marks the Centenary of the outbreak of the Battle of Jutland off the northern coast of Denmark, the greatest sea battle of World War I (1914-18). In terms of the fire-power of the 250 vessels in…
The Round Ireland Powerboat bid due to get underway this weekend arrived at its Kinsale departure point by truck this afternoon. The four man bid is scheduled for Sunday and the sleek aluminium craft must be back in the south coast…
The Irish GP 14 fleet returned to domestic competition at the weekend after a very enjoyable World Championship in Barbados over Easter, made all the more enjoyable when we had an Irish winner in Shane McCarthy & Andy Davis. Results…
#NewCseries - The first in a new class of 10 cargoships for Arklow Shipping under construction near Groningen, Netherlands is to be launched next month and follows a series of a different design built by the same yard, writes Jehan…

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