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93 metres long Eos is in Cork Harbour today
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The world’s largest privately owned yacht sailed into Cork harbour yesterday. The majestic Eos is named after the ancient Greek goddess. Owned by American media and television executive Barry Diller, the Eos is is a three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner. It is 93…
Forrest Moore, Joya kuin and Kieran Curtin pictured preparing the boats for Ocean to City and Cork's Maritime festival which is organised by Meitheal Mara
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Get ready for a carnival of maritime culture at this year’s Cork Harbour Festival, 4th-12th of June. Now in its second year, the festival presents a fresh perspective on everything the Harbour has to offer through a programme of over…
The car was seen entering the River Lee near the Lee Rowing club at the end of Centre Park Road
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#RiverLee - Divers have found a car submerged in the River Lee in Cork just hours after it was seen entering the water this morning (Friday 6 May). BreakingNews.ie reports that a member of the public spotted the vehicle near…
Indaver Ireland was refused planning permission for a commercial incinerator in Cork harbour five years ago
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The Department of Defence has made a major intervention at the Bord Pleanala hearing into the proposal by Indaver to build a hazardous waste incinerator at Ringaskiddy, close to the Naval Base operational headquarters on Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour.…
Pictured are Billy Quirk, Muireann O'Mullane and Saoirse O'Brien with Principal Ciare Ní Bhuaigh and teacher Geraldine Kelly from Scoil Barra Naofa (Monkstown) who won the ‘Best Overall Project’ in Port of Cork Schools Initiative 2016
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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 entrance to Fort Mitchel on Spike Island
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#CorkHarbour - Spike Island's new interpretive centre is scheduled to welcome its first visitors this summer, according to the Evening Echo. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Block B of the old prison building was earmarked for refurbishment as a visitor…
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The Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Frostbite League in Cork Harbour continued last Saturday. The series is structured around a reliable race programme with FG at 10:15 and a commitment to have boats ashore again by Midday. The approach has…
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#Refinery - The Irish Examiner writes that the Port of Cork is partially “insulated” said its chairman from future developments at Whitegate oil refinery but has a clear preference for it to remain operational. The refinery’s future continues to hang…
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Cork Harbour's Cobh Trad Sail Maritime Lecture Series 2016 will be its most diverse, celebrating the harbour's great maritime tradition. 11th Feb: Escaping to Europe by Sea Humanitarian Operations in the Mediterranean 2015 by the Irish Naval Serice. Presented by Commander Ken Minihane and…
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#CorkHarbour - Marine Minister Simon Coveney has announced details of the timetable for a two-and-a-half-year programme of core remediation works at Haulbowline Island, which will see the remediation of the island completed by mid 2018. This follows a Government decision…
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Cool as a cucumber in some very scary seas, watch Irish boat builder Frank Kowalski put two of his new Barracuda vessels through their paces off the Daunt Rock outside Cork Harbour on the South coast of Ireland. The video shows a…
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#TideTurns-The Irish Examiner looks at future developments of the City of Cork, among which are featured below plans for the city-centre ‘docklands’ and for the port downriver in the lower harbour.  The An Bord Pleanala granting of planning for Port…
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#NMCI - The National Maritime College of Ireland features on tonight's episode of RTÉ 2's new TV series Tested on Humans. Tune in at 9pm this evening (Monday 14 December) to see presenters Claire Tracey and Keith Walsh find out…
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#CorkHarbour - Cork Harbour is set to host the world's biggest training network for seamen and offshore workers, as the Irish Examiner reports. The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) was expected to make the announcement today at the CrewConnect…
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Delegates from 18 countries are attending an international conference on safety at sea in Cork where it has been revealed that, since the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, the main problem encountered during ship inspections has been with…
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#CorkHarbour - Falling prices across prime Cork Harbour waterfront sites could be a boon for investors with serious plans in light of the Government's new marine focus. As the Irish Examiner reports, the former Haulbowline Industries site at Passage West,…

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