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Spike Island Revisited
Cork Harbour

Spike Island Revisited

24th September 2010
It's unclear how Spike Island, now a tourism and heritage site, will be marketed says Mary Morrissy in today's Irish Times HERE
Cove SC Prepares for SCORA Championships
Cork Harbour
The South Coast Offshore Racing Association (SCORA) Championships will take place out of Cove Sailing Club in Cork harbour on September 25th/26th. A flyer is attached.
Cork Harbour Town Welcomes Over One Million Visitors
Cork Harbour
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation Batt O'Keefe TD told Cobh and Harbour Chamber of Commerce last week that over one million visitors had come to Cobh in the past year and how the famous port had played a vital…
Hundreds Gathered for Cork Harbour Open Day
Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour Open Day proved to be a great success with hundreds of people enjoying the harbour and the free family events on offer. Throughout the day, the LE Aoife at Horgan's Quay welcomed families and children on board where…
Cobh to Blackrock Race was Scorching Success
Cork Harbour
The 2010 Cobh to Blackrock Race on Saturday was an outstanding success and no bigger compliment could be paid than to say it was reminiscent of the event some twenty years ago as it had approximately 100 boats on the…
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…

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