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Cunard Line Queen Victoria berths at Cobh. Pics Here!
Cork Harbour
More shipping history was made in Cork harbour to-day, July 24th, when the Cunard Line Queen Victoria berthed at the deepwater quay Cobh for her maiden visit to the  Port of Cork writes Claire Bateman. This magnificent liner was built…
Traffic at the Port of Cork amounted to 8.3 million tonnes in 2009
Cork Harbour
The Chairman of the Port of Cork, Mr Dermot O'Mahoney commented on the company's annual results for 2009 stating that the Port of Cork had delivered a resilient performance given the national economic recession. Total traffic at the Port of…
Cork's City Marina Officially Opened
Cork Harbour
The new Port of Cork City Marina was officially opened yesterday by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin TD in the presence of Mr. Dermot O’Mahoney Chairman of the Port of Cork. Towards the end of 2009, the Port…
Spike Island Will Open to Tourists
Cork Harbour
The first visitors to Spike Island this summer will be given walking tours of the new tourism attraction Cork County council says. The island in the middle of Cork harbour is the subject of proposals to develop it as a…
New Cork Harbour Park Contract
Cork Harbour
Cork City Council is inviting interest in the design of a new 32 hectare park for Cork Docklands. The full details of the 'new island district' are here.
Port of Cork Selects Ringaskiddy as Terminal Site
Cork Harbour
Port of Cork announced yesterday a site in Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour would be the most suitable site for the development of its shipping container business. The new site will by adjacent to the existing ferry terminal. A full report…
Trad Sailing Fest for Cork
Cork Harbour
Crosshaven will play host to the annual Crosshaven Traditional Sail event on the weekend of June 18-20, with traditional boat races, currach competitions, and even a 'pirates and wenches' fancy-dress party. Proceedings kick off on Friday June 18 with an…
Work Begins on Cork City Pontoons
Cork Harbour
Cork Port Company is in the process of installing a 100 metre pontoon facility at the South Custom House Quay which is expected to be in operation from mid- June and this will provide an opportunity for users to overnight…
McWilliam League Starts on Friday
Cork Harbour
Just as Kinsale's Spring league ends the McWilliam Sailmakers May League takes place at the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC), Crosshaven, County Cork starting next Friday. All the details are here: 1          RULES 1.1       The Regatta will be sailed under…
Fire at Cork Boatyard Extinguished
Cork Harbour
Three units of Cork Fire Brigade dealt with a fire that broke out close to a diesel tank in a boatyard in Crosshaven today. No one was hurt in the blaze that broke out at lunch time and there was…
Cork Harbour
When MV Oriana docked in Cobh this morning she opened Cork harbour's 2010 Cruise liner season, a much need tourism boost for the maritime town. The Bermudan flagged ship with 1900 passengers and 800 crew arrived after 6.00am. Next week…
Cork Harbour Property with Deep Water Jetty Goes On Sale
Cork Harbour
The Marina Point Complex in Cobh, Cork Harbour is for sale. The 114–acre property includes the former IFI plant that runs on to the waterfront with a deep water jetty. No purchase price is quoted but it is understood that…
Afloat.ie: Plans to Open Spike Island by Summer
Cork Harbour
Spike Island in Cork Harbour will be open by the summer as the first step towards developing the former prison island as a major tourist attraction, according to Cork county manager Martin Riordan. Barry Roche has the full story here…
Clipper Sailors Fly Cork Flag
Cork Harbour
25 people from Ireland, UK, and Germany arrived in Cork in advance of the biggest challenge of their lives. They will sail onboard the Cork Clipper boat in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race which starts in Hull…

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