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#DublinBay - An independent expert commissioned to evaluate local concerns over the new sea wall in Clontarf has recommended its height be reduced by at least 10 centimetres. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, fears had grown among residents in the…
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Today's in harbour dinghy frostbite series run by the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) was cancelled due to strong winds. Southerly winds, averaging 24kts, gusted to 32kts at race time.
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Despite the modest seascape of the above photograph today's Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire have been cancelled writes Cormac Bradley. The weather station adjacent to where this photo was taken was recording 18 knots of wind with a highest gust of…
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The early morning forecast told the waking masses that snow had fallen on high ground overnight and on coming ashore after two races, the hills behind Dun Laoghaire had a light dusting of the white stuff.But for the Fireballs racing…
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As the rest of the country deals with the fall out of the flooding, the south east got the best of the measured total sunshine hours yesterday (in hours). 
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The Dublin Bay weather buoy is reporting gusts of 60 knots, not far off hurricane strength as Storm Frank intensifies over the Capital's waters this afternoon. Hurriance strength is usually taken to mean winds of greather than or equal to 64…
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#DunLaoghaire – Users of Dun Laoghaire Harbour can make submissions in support of the proposed amendments to the draft Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCoCo) Development Plan 2016-2022 before the closing date of 5pm on Tuesday 22 December. Campaigners against the proposed cruise…
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As Dun Laoghaire residents await An Bord Pleanála's decision on the controversial cruise liner berth proposed for the town's harbour, local banker Paddy Shanahan took a look at the books of the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) – and finds…
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#Kish50HSSgone - An exhibition in Dun Laoghaire celebrating the Kish Lighthouse 50th anniversary on Dublin Bay is currently on display, however the Stena Line HSS service to Holyhead which was withdrawn only last year has been outlived by the iconic…
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#DMYC - The Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club has a busy winter clubhouse programme ahead despite a slow start to the Sunday Frostbite series. The flat calms and full-blown gales that have played havoc with the weekend sailing schedules as…
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#DMYC - The Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club is "not for moving", the club's commodore has declared after its most recent AGM. Commodore Barry Kenny was commenting on the DMYC's efforts to negotiate a new lease of the clubhouse and…
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Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council is the richest local authority in the country. According to a Sunday Times report DLRCoCo has €130m in the bank.  As of June 30 DLRCoCo had €128.6m in bank investments, 1.4m on deposit and €310,129…
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This afternoon's DMYC dinghy frostbite series has met the same fate as this morning's DBSC Turkey Shoot due to gale force winds on Dublin Bay. Racing continues next Sunday.
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The derelict baths site at Dun Laoghaire will be developed following a vote by Councillors to proceed with plans first outlined by Afloat.ie back in April.  The €2.5 million project was given the green light by the Department of the…
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#DublinBay - New flood defences in Clontarf will be several feet higher than agreed, local residents fear. As The Irish Times reports, the Clontarf Residents' Association says it was promised by Dublin City Council that new defences constructed as part…
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The impressive 150–foot Latitude motoryacht arrived into Dun Laoghaire marina last night via the northwest passage, Greenland and Iceland. It is so far the largest super yacht to berth at the town marina and today's weather means Dublin Bay is…

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