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Cobh Railway Station Building Undergoes a Renovation
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – The building at Cobh Railway Station is currently undergoing renovation with the intention of opening the premises as a dual operation, offering tourism information on Cork City and County to visitors, in particularly cruise passengers, and as a…
Councillors Fear Toxic Dump Leak In Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Cork County Council is investigating reports that defences built around the toxic dump on Haulhbowline Island have been breached in the recent severe weather. According to the Irish Examiner, two Cobh-based councillors reported seeing breaches in the embankments…
Safehaven's Pilot Boat 'Interceptor 48' Tested in Storm Force Conditions
Cork Harbour
#storm – December storms provided Cork harbour boatbuilder Safehaven Marine with the perfect test bed for sea keeping trials with winds of Force 12 and near 30ft waves off the coast of Cork Harbour. On test was Safehaven's Interceptor 48, a…
Cork Harbour Open Weekend – Look Out for the ‘Flagships’
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour – As previously reported the Cork Harbour Open Weekend which began today is packed with lots of free activities for all the family to see and enjoy throughout the natural harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore. As previously reported, due to…
Naval Service Unable to Provide Vessel for Cork Harbour Open Weekend
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – Unfortunately, due to operational reasons, the Irish Naval Service are unable to provide a vessel for this weekend's Cork Harbour Open Weekend. L.E.Orla was due to be berthed at the City Quays and open to the public on…
Cork Harbour Open Weekend 2013 Programme Announced
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – This year, Cork Harbour Open Weekend has another packed programme with lots of activities on offer for all ages. Taking place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2013, Cork Harbour Open Weekend will offer lots of events…
Gathering of ‘Verolme’ Workers Commemorate 160 Years of Cork Shipbuilding
Cork Harbour
#VerolmeWeekend – To mark the finale of Cork Dockyard Workers Gathering Weekend, the last Mayor of Cobh Town Council, John Mulvihill Jnr, attended yesterday a plaque unveiling dedicated to shipyard workers to include Verolme Cork Dockyard in Rushbrooke, writes Jehan…
Naval Vessel Tours, An Example of Verolme Cork Dockyard Built Ship
Cork Harbour
#VerolmeWeekend – The Naval Service OPV L.E. Aoife (P22) which this week detained a UK registered trawler, is to be open for public tours at Cobh Deepwater Quay, as part of Cork Dockyard Workers Gathering this weekend, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Cork Dockyard Gathering Weekend: Lecture Seminar Programme
Cork Harbour
#VerolmeWeekend – As part of the Cork Dockyard Gathering Weekend as previously reported, a lecture seminar is to be held in Cobh's Commodore Hotel this Saturday 24 August. Former employees of Verolme Cork Dockyard (VCD) in Rushbrooke, Cobh and their…
Cork Dockyard, Ships & Shipbuilding Remembered in Photographic Exhibition
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – A Cork Harbour photographic exhibition of close to 200 photographs covering all aspects of the development of Cork Dockyard, the ships built and repaired, and the people working there, will be staged at Cobh Heritage Centre until the…
Cork Harbour to Remember Glory Days of Shipbuilding At Verolme Dockyard
Cork Harbour
#Members of the public, former employees of Verolme Cork Dockyard in Cobh, Cork Harbour, their families are being invited to take a trip down memory lane and to remember the glory days of shipbuilding in Cork on 24th and 25th…
Cobh History Radio Doc Is A Blast From The Past
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Many thanks to the Hurdy Gurdy Museum in Howth (@HurdyGurdyRadio on Twitter) for tipping us off to this fascinating radio documentary on the history of the port of Cobh in Cork Harbour, first broadcast all the way back…
Untreated Waste Water Flows Into Cork Harbour As Locals Await New Sewage Scheme
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Untreated sewage is being discharged from "multiple" locations into Cork Harbour as residents await the development of new waste water treatment works. As reported by Fine Gael Councillor Deirdre Forde, harbour officials have given confirmation that "there are…
75th Anniversary Commemoration of the British Handover of Camden Fort Meagher to the Irish Defence Forces
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour –  Camden Fort Meagher commemorated the 75th anniversary of the handover of the fort from British Crown Forces to The Irish Defence Forces writes Claire Bateman. Scroll down for photos of last night's ceremony. Camden Fort Meagher, situated in…
Cork Harbour Open Weekend Launched at Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. joined organisers of Cork Harbour Open Weekend in the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven to officially announce the dates for the exciting harbour open weekend. The weekend event will…
Cork Harbour's NMCI is 'World Class' Centre for Maritime Training
Cork Harbour
#NMCI – The President of Cork Institute of Technology, Dr Brendan Murphy, speaking at Conferrings at The National Maritime College of Ireland at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour today, Thursday, June 20th, said that nine years on since opening, the NMCI…

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