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#Rowing: The Ireland lightweight double of Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe finished fourth in their repechage and are bound for a C Final of the World Cup in Varese in Italy. Italy One and Italy Two battled it out at…
Sherry FitzGerald estate agents have come on board for a three-year-deal as title sponsor of the Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) ahead of the 2016 summer season that gets under way in a fortnight. The announcement comes with changes in…
#ICGbuyFerry - Irish Continental Group (ICG), parent company of Irish Ferries has agreed a deal to buy a high-speed vessel known as the “Westpac Express” for $13.25 million. The Irish Times reports that ICG expects to take ownership of the…
The new Doolin Pier development has won the prestigious Irish Concrete Society Award for Infrastructural Projects delivered during 2015. The award was presented this week to Clare County Council, the contractor L & M Keating Ltd; consulting engineers Punch Consulting,…
#CargoRosslare – A pair of cargoships loaded with timber in Scotland docked at Rosslare Europort, where the outlook in this trade in 2016 is for further growth at the Wexford ferryport, writes Jehan Ashmore. Cargoship, Ayress (1979/1,713grt) loaded in Ayr on…
#Rowing: Ireland ended the first session of the World Cup in Varese with two heat wins and five crews set for the second chance of the repechages. Siobhan McCrohan finished fourth in her heat of the lightweight single sculls and…
At a sitting of Kilrush District Court on 11th April 2016, Judge Patrick Durkan convicted a man of illegal netting for salmon on the Shannon Estuary. Mr John Beehan with an address at Burrane, Kilimer, Co Clare, was fined €500…
#Rowing: Ireland had its second heat win at the World Cup Regatta in Varese, as the lightweight double of Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan gave an excellent display. They took over the lead in the second half of the race…
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won her heat of the single sculls at the World Cup in Varese  this morning, beating Olympic champion Mirka Knapkova in a close finish. Puspure goes on to the semi-finals, while Knapkova goes to a repechage.  Leonora…
At a ceremony in the Port of Cork boardroom this week Chairman of the Port of Cork John Mullins announced Scoil Barra Naofa from Monkstown as the winners of ‘Best Overall Project’ in the Port of Cork Schools Initiative 2016.…
The podium is complete after the Clipper Race fleet's tough North Pacific Ocean crossing from Qingdao, China to Seattle, USA. Northern Irish entry Derry~Londonderry~Doire won its third consecutive race, finishing the Seattle Pacific Challenge and a hat trick at 0915…
Racing in winds up to 15–knots, the opening race of the 2016 Laser Radial Worlds in Mexico produced some untypical results yesterday with top seed Marit Boumeester of Holland in an untypical 17th position in the 71–boat fleet. Both of…
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has confirmed that it is in the process of reviewing the national policies for the management of bass, pike and trout. The policies were launched by IFI in August 2014 and have a three-year…
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Global Marine Systems Ltd has been contracted to undertake an emergency repair to the Hibernia Express submarine fibre optic telecommunications cable in the Irish Sea on the outer limits of Irish Territorial…
#Documentary - A new documentary from the maker of The Pipe takes on the powerful interests "carving up" Ireland's ocean resources. Opening in Ireland on 29 April, Risteard Ó Domhnaill's Atlantic is narrated by Emmy Award-winner Brendan Gleeson, and was…

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