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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.
Dublin Bay
The derelict baths site at Dun Laoghaire will be developed following a vote by Councillors to proceed with plans first outlined by back in April.  The €2.5 million project was given the green light by the Department of the…
Dublin Bay
#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…
Dublin Bay
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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IDRA 14 stalwart Charles Sargent of Sutton Dinghy Club and granddaughter caoimhe were winners of the IDRA14 Kenilworth Cup at this weekend's final races of the Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club Autumn Open series.  
Dublin Bay
This weekend the River Liffey and surrounding areas come to life in celebration of Dublin’s rich maritime heritage and local boating communities, past and present, with a mix of free open air spectacles and events for the public to enjoy…
Dublin Bay
A well-attended and widely-representative Public Meeting in the Kingston Hotel in Dun Laoghaire last night heard that those who wished to save Dun Laoghaire Harbour from a disproportionately large new Cruise Liner Berth – and a hidden agenda of excessive…
Dublin Bay
#DredgingConcerns- To attract big cruise ships involving separate proposals, An Taisce say they ‘should be assessed together’ According to The Irish Times, plans by Dublin Port to deepen its navigation channel and dump 10 million tonnes of silt at sea…
10m Tonnes of Waste Planned to be Dumped in Dublin Bay
Dublin Bay
#DumpingWaste - The Dublin Port Company has been accused of 'pre-meditated and cynical' timing of notification, reports The Irish Times. Leaflets received by thousands of households about plans to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste in Dublin Bay, following…
ISA Supports Dun Laoghaire Yacht Clubs Over Cruise Terminal Concerns
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has announced it will formally support the Dun Laoghaire Combined Clubs (DLCC) – Dublin Bay Sailing Club, the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, the National YC, the Royal Alfred, the Royal Irish and…
Annalise Cycles Dublin Ironman Before Flying Out for Aquece Rio Challenge
Dublin Bay
#ironman – With a divisonal ranking of seventh, Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy completed Sunday's Dublin Ironman race as part of a three person relay team. The Olympic Laser sailor completed the 90km bike section of the course while her sister Claudine…
Diving Bell Opens as Newest Dublin Visitor Attraction
Dublin Bay
#divingbell – The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, TD, has officially opened Dublin's newest visitor attraction, Dublin Port's Diving Bell. As reported by back in February, following a four month restoration project by Dublin Port Company,…
Are Dublin Bay Buoy Wind Speed Readings Correct?
Dublin Bay
#dlregatta – There's white water across Dublin Bay this morning and as sailors will tell you it's enough to blow dogs off chains. Curiously though the wind speed readings from the Dublin Bay Buoy in the middle of five Volvo…
New Cruise Berth Plans to be Lodged to An Bord Pleanala
Dublin Bay
#cruiseberth – Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company on behalf of the Dun Laoghaire Cruise Stakeholder Group will submit its planning application for a new cruise berth facility at Dun Laoghaire Harbour to An Bord Pleanála on Friday, 3rd July. The planning…
World's Oldest Dinghy Class Launches Water Wag No.46 at Royal Irish Yacht Club
Dublin Bay
#waterwag – Dublin Bay Sailing Club doyen Carmel Winkelmann officiated at the launch of the newest Water Wag dinghy, Mademoiselle, No. 46 on Sunday at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. The new 12–foot clinker dinghy was built for Bay sailors…
Dublin Bay Designated As UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Dublin Bay
#DublinBay - Dun Laoghaire Marina brings our attention to some great news for Dublin Bay, which has been designated as a UNESCO biosphere reserve. As RTÉ News reports, the biosphere status has been expanded from Bull Island to cover the…

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