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The Phoenix Tall Ship on the River Boyne
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The Irish Maritime Festival will be centre-stage on RTE Nationwide tonight at 7.00pm on RTÉ One as the full half-hour programme is dedicated to its recent staging at Drogheda Port on the River Boyne. It will feature the Boyne Swim,…
Steve Wickham and his band brought his unique style of music and fiddle playing on board on Saturday night
Drogheda Port
One of the musical highlights of the recent Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda were the two unique sold out concerts held on the deck of the Tall Ship Earl of Pembroke on the historic River Boyne. The idea for the…
Visiting Yacht Pier: (from left to right) Joe Hiney, Paul Fleming  Drogheda Port Company, Heidi & Steve Wickham, Mary T Daly Louth Co Co, Martin Donnelly Drogheda Port.
Drogheda Port
Drogheda Port Company in partnership with Louth County Council have announced the opening of Fiddle Case Pier, Drogheda’s first official berth for visiting yachts. Designed to help promote and facilitate maritime tourism in Drogheda, Fiddle Case Pier will be able…
Almost tucked into the corner of the Old Harbour, the innermost within Dun Laoghaire Harbour was the tallship Phoenix that called in briefly for repairs to the brig's bottom timbers. The sight of such a vessel at this location was a surprise no doubt to onlookers and DART commuters alike.
Tall Ships
#BottomsUp - In a follow-up to Square Sail, the film production operator of Phoenix that called to Dun Laoghaire for repairs was made all the more intriguing given as to where the brig berthed, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 34m long…
The brig Phoenix on The Boyne at a previous Drogheda Port Irish Maritime Festival
Drogheda Port
The Irish Maritime Festival sails back into Drogheda Port this weekend (Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June) bringing its largest ever flotilla of Tall Ships including the Russian frigate Shtandart and the Earl of Pembroke. Keen photographers can see the…
The Russian frigate “The Shtandart” which will sail into Drogheda Port this Summer
Tall Ships
Drogheda Port's Captain Martin Donnelly have invited a wonderful new fleet of ships to visit Drogheda for the Irish Maritime Festival 2017 on 10-11th June. “The visiting ships are the focal point of The Irish Maritime Festival and it is…
200+ competitors will take to the river Boyne to swim the 2.7km tidal route
Drogheda Port
The Boyne Swim will once again headline the Irish Maritime Festival taking place in Drogheda Port this summer. 200+ competitors will take to the river Boyne to swim the 2.7km tidal route. Ray Donagh of Drogheda Triathlon Club is one…
Drogehda's maritime buoy - L to R   Austin Campbell, Resettlement Officer Drogheda Homeless Aid, Jene Hinds Kelly Artist, Paul Flanagan Murtaghs of Drogheda,  Paul Fleming CEO Drogheda Port Company.
Drogheda Port
The maritime buoy located at the Mall area of Drogheda town is now well established as a unique artistic canvas and a talking point since it was first used as a canvas back in 2012. St. Patricks Day marked the…
Largest vessel to dock at Drogheda Port, cargsoship Botnia seen assisted by tug Mourne Pride and tender workboat Boyne Protector.
Drogheda Port
#LargestShip - The largest ever cargoship to dock at Drogheda Port berthed at the Co. Louth's downriver terminal at Tom Roes Point. The MV Botnia arrived on 20 January from Klaipeda in Lithuania. The vessel having taken a seven day…
Drogheda artist Raymond Balfe (right) has brought the famous paddle steamer ‘Town of Drogheda’ back to life in an oil painting to commemorate the vessel's 190th anniversary. Pictured left is Paul Fleming DPC CEO
Drogheda Port
On Monday 13th November 1826, 190 years ago, the new paddle steamer 'Town of Drogheda' arrived at her home port having come from the Clyde in Scotland. The vessel was the very first vessel belonging to the newly formed Drogheda…
File photo of activity along the North Quay, Drogheda
Drogheda Port
#DroghedaPort - Drogheda Port was the base of a major emergency planning exercise this morning (Thursday 27 October) as Garda units and other emergency services simulated a three-stage hostage scenario, as The Irish Times reports. In the first stage, the…
Wilson Tana off Drogheda Port's Tom Roes Terminal with berthed Arklow Shipping's former older 'S' generation class cargoship Arklow Star.
Drogheda Port
[email protected] - President of the Irish Farmers Association, Joe Healy, says farmers are extremely angry that brokers are continuing to import barley, undermining the Irish grain sector, at a time when incomes are on the floor and the sector is…
File photo of activity along the North Quay, Drogheda
Drogheda Port
#Contaminated - Drogheda Port Company said it was normal practise to transport shipments of contaminated soil to Rotterdam. Some concerns had been raised when the trucks were spotted driving through Drogheda, last Thursday, with the loads that came from a…
The Phoenix departing Drogheda (1)
Drogheda Port
So that's it ... the ships have sailed out of Drogheda Port, gone but not forgotten. What takes a year to plan, five days to build and two days to run takes just a couple of hours to dismantle and…
Geest Externo and Amanda berthed downriver on the Boyne at Drogheda Port's largest facility, Tom Roes Point Terminal
Drogheda Port
#Blueprint2050 - A masterplanning process was announced by Drogheda Port Company to address the key issues on the future development of the port where this weekend the Irish Maritime Festival (9-10 July) takes place. The plan, Blueprint 2050, is a vision…
Tall Ships Depart Drogheda Leave Memories of Classic Sailing Times
Drogheda Port
#DroghedaTallShips- Now that the tallships in Drogheda Port have departed, the memories remain of ketches stretched along quaysides that also date back a century ago and longer, writes Jehan Ashmore The 1904 built West Country trading ketch, Bessie Ellen, was…

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