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Cork Harbour News and Updates
65–Knot RIB for Cork Harbour Open Day
Cork Harbour
'Dreamer' the Round Ireland rigid inflatable boat (RIB) in Ireland will be on show on Saturday 4th September 2010 as part of Cork Harbour Open Day. The RIB which was built locally by Gale Force Ventures in Carrigaline is owned…
Wind Turbine Plan for Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
Cork harbour may be at the forefront of cutting edge technology if a 30 million Euro plan to place seven 118m wind turbines along the entrance to Cork Harbour goes ahead. A public consultation process is underway. The turbines would…
Glasheen Boys School Cruise to Victory
Cork Harbour
During the summer Glasheen Boys National School were announced as the overall winners of the 2010 Port of Cork Schools Initiative. As overall winners, the 5th class boys were treated to a tour onboard MV Independence of the Seas, the…
Seaplane Service Makes Cork Harbour Test Flight
Cork Harbour
A test flight for Ireland's first seaplane service took place in Cork Harbour on Friday afternoon. Harbour Flights Ireland has applied for planning permission to set up a landing base in Cobh to run its service having already acquired flight rights…
Event to Showcase Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour Open Day will take place on Saturday 4th September 2010 and already there are a number of free events planned to take place around the harbour. To name but a few, Cork City will host the World Rescue…
'The World' Lights Up Cobh - Photos here!
Cork Harbour
Though 'The World' Liner docked first in Dublin this month, it was not until she pulled in to the deepwater quay at Cobh in Cork Harbour did we see photographs as pretty as those captured last night by marine photographer…
Cobh Peoples Regatta Starts at the Promenade
Cork Harbour
Cobh People Regatta for all classes will be held this Sunday afternoon (15th of August). There'll be a first gun at 14:00 hrs and the start area is Cobh Promenade. A prizegiving afterwards will be held at Trade Winds restaurant.…
Cork Harbour Open Day 2010  - Call for events
Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour Open Day will take place on Saturday 4th September 2010. Aimed at embracing what Cork Harbour has to offer, the Cork Harbour Open Day seeks to raise awareness of the different activities available for people in the harbour…
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…

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