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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…
LexIcon Library: Soundings - Collective Memories of the Sea
Dublin Bay
#LexIconExhibition – Soundings: Collective Memories of the Sea is the inaugural exhibition programme currently held in the new Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Library headquarters – the dlr LexIcon. Soundings which is exhibited in the Lexicon's Municipal Gallery, explores the relationships between…
DMYC Frostbite Dinghy Racing Cancelled Again Due to Strong Winds
Dublin Bay
#dmycfrostbites – With both XCWeather and Windfinder forecasts suggesting similar conditions for 15:00, northerly winds of 20 knots with gust to 27/28 knots, air temperatures of 5/6˚, but, ironically sunny conditions, the organisers of today's DMYC Frostbites pulled the plug…
Dun Laoghaire 'Urban Beach' Faces Fresh Planning Objection
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - Despite getting the green light from planners six weeks ago, Dun Laoghaire's 'urban beach' project faces an appeal made against it to An Bórd Pleanála. According to The Irish Times, councillors in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown have been told of…
No Wrecks Found in Search of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Form Part of Related Planning Process of Proposed New Cruise Berth
Dublin Bay
#WreckSurvey- Survey work for possible wrecks within Dun Laoghaire Harbour as previously reported, have the port company confirmed are related to the preparation of a planning application to An Bord Pleanala for a proposed new cruise pier berth, writes Jehan…
DMYC Dinghy Frostbites Cancelled Again Due to Strong Winds on Dublin Bay
Dublin Bay
#dmyc – Due to an adverse forecast and being the Sunday that it is, the last before Christmas, today's DMYC dinghy sailing Frostbite racing was cancelled yesterday evening. It is the third such cancellation in a row for the popular…
INSS Stage Mini Frostbite Series After DMYC Cancellation
Dublin Bay
#frostbites – After the baptism of fire from the morning's DBSC Turkey Shoot racing series, it was never a sure thing that the DMYC Frostbite Series would go ahead writes Kenneth Rumball. As predicted at approximately 12:15 the code flags…
DMYC Frostbiters Suffer Second Cancellation
Dublin Bay
#frostbites – For the second Sunday in succession DMYC frostbites was cancelled due to strong winds.  N over A is flying from the DMYC flagpole (at 12:32) with a confirming Facebook post that Frostbite racing is cancelled again - too…
Big Winds Don't Deter INSS. No Racing, No Problem!
Dublin Bay
#inss – A blustery forecast and strong winds passing through Dun Laoghaire on Saturday night was not a good omen for the DBSC Turkey Shoot on Sunday morning. Indeed the code flags N over A were flying from the committee…
DBSC 'Turkey Shoot Sailing' & DMYC Dinghy 'Frostbites' Cancelled in Strong Winds
Dublin Bay
#frostibtes –Strong and gusty westerly winds gusting to over 30–knots at times put paid to both cruiser racing and dinghy competitions from Dun Laoghaire today writes Cormac Bradley. First to be scrubbed was Rathfarnham Ford's DBSC's Turkey Shoot series for…
Gardaí Take The Plunge For Special Olympics At The Forty Foot
Dublin Bay
#PolarPlunge - Near freezing temperatures didn't stop a troupe of hardy gardaí from leaping into the drink at the famous Forty Foot in Sandycove for their annual Polar Plunge yesterday (6 December). As the Irish Independent reports, the 150-strong group…

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