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New Yacht Sees 'Sailing in Dublin' Club on Crest of a Wave
Dublin Bay
#sid – Sailing in Dublin Club (SID Club) has just acquired an additional cruising boat to add to its growing fleet writes Jessica O'Donnell. Silver Wind, a 35ft Sun Odyssey boat, was purchased thanks to the assistance of a grant…
'No Commercial Benefits' In Dun Laoghaire Cruise Berth Plan
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - Plans by the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company to build a 400m berth for cruise liners have raised the ire of local dinghy sailors - whose petition to save their sport has attracted nearly 1,500 signatures. Now local resident Roger…
Online Petition To 'Save Dun Laoghaire Dinghy Sailing'
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - An online petition to 'save Dun Laoghaire dinghy sailing' has attracted nearly 1,400 signatures. Set up by local Fireball sailor Peter Doherty, the petition rails against recently unveiled plans by the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company to build a…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Masterplan Shortlisted for Prestigious Award for Planning Excellence
Dublin Bay
#dlmasterplan – Dun Laoghaire Harbour Masterplan has been shortlisted in the 'Excellence in Planning to Create Economically Successful Places' category at the 2015 Planning Awards for Excellence. The Awards, run by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) will be held…
Final Stena HSS Sailing 'Scene' to Reflect on Proposed Cruise Plans
Dublin Bay
#HSStoCruiseScene - Had Stena Line retained running HSS Stena Explorer this year on the Dun Laoghaire-Holyhead route, this would have been her 20th year and with sailings scheduled to have begun last week, writes Jehan Ashmore. However, the final chapter…
APRIL FOOL!: Radical Solution to Dun Laoghaire Harbour New Cruise Liner Problem
Dublin Bay
#sdls –  A new group, Save Dun Laoghaire Sailing (SDLS), has come forward with radical proposals for a re-configuration of the harbour in order to accommodate the proposed Cruise Liner Berth in the harbour, (plans of which were revealed on…
Green Light For Development Of Dun Laoghaire's Victorian Baths
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - Dun Laoghaire's Victorian baths will finally get a new lease of life – but not for swimming, as The Irish Times reports. Revised plans for the revival of the Royal Victoria baths just east of the main harbour…
Olympic Race Officer To Explain How To Run Yacht Races
Dublin Bay
#yachtracecourse – Olympic Race Officer Jack Roy is giving a course this Wednesday in the Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire for all those who want to run races or help on committee boats in any capacity. The course is…
INSS March Downwind For 1720 Class Win At DBSC Spring Chicken
Dublin Bay
#inss – After two weeks of missing racing, there were joyous sailors all over Dun Laogahire yesterday, despite a few 1720s braving it to go out last week only for the race to be wisely abandoned, everybody was very keen…
Lord Mayor Steps Out on Charity 'Harbour2Harbour' Walk Around Dublin Bay
Dublin Bay
#dublinbaynews – Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke today called on walkers of all ages to register for the tenth annual Harbour2Harbour Walk in aid of Aware. The walk, which takes place on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday 17th March 2015…
Glen Sailing on Dublin Bay Video
Dublin Bay
#glen – This video, shot and edited by Ki Duong on board Glenshane of the Dun Laoghaire Glen fleet celebrates the 2014 season. The Glens have been sailing and racing on Dublin Bay now for 50 years and continue to thrive. As you can see…
Strong Winds Cancel Dublin Bay Spring Chicken & DMYC Frostbite Series
Dublin Bay
#dbsc – Although Kinsale's natural harbour may have provided the necessary protection for the penultimate round of the south coast town's Frostbite series yesterday, there was no such shelter from the winds on the east coast with both of Sunday's…
Dun Laoghaire Town Vows to Survive Ferry Blow
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaireBID – The Dublin People writes that the Dún Laoghaire business community, will not be affected by Stena Line's recent decision to end seasonal ferry services from the town to Holyhead, a local group has insisted. Despite widespread expressions of…
What Next For Dun Laoghaire After Stena Departure?
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - With the end of Stena's ferry service between Dun Laoghaire and Holyhead confirmed earlier this week, The Irish Times' Lorna Siggins gauges the mood in the south Dublin port that aims to transition from a commercial focus to…
Councillors Look For Control of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company
Dublin Bay
#dlharbour – Councillors have made calls for the full executive power of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) to be given to Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCoCo) when it transfers its control to the local authority, according to reports of a…
Dun Laoghaire Dinghies Join INSS Sailors To Enjoy Challenging Conditions
Dublin Bay
#dbsc – At five minutes past one, the INSS Sailors competing in the DMYC Frostbites as part of the INSS Race Training Programme, were rigging their boats on the Coal Harbour Slipway, raring to go in a big breeze writes…

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