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Old Maps Show A Very Different Dublin Bay Before The Walls
Dublin Bay
#DublinBay - Dublin Bay was we know it today looked very different three centuries ago, as highlights with a selection of enlightening historical maps. As reported yesterday on, this week marks the 300th anniversary of the decision to…
Whale Dolphin Research Ketch Celtic Mist Heads for Dublin Bay Conference
Dublin Bay
#ConferenceKetch – The Irish Whale & Dolphin Group's ketch, Celtic Mist previously owned by former Taoiseach Charles Haughey is to call to Dublin quays tomorrow as part of the Dublin Bay Conference, writes Jehan Ashmore. Three hundred years ago this…
Fun & Fantasy in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Dublin Bay
#dlharbour – Say what you like about the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (and most people do), but it would seem that their corporate heart, however small, is in the right place comments W M Nixon. Apparently, they've decided to do…
Public Consultation On Dun Laoghaire Baths Opens Today
Dublin Bay
#DunLaoghaire - The public consultation on the proposed redevelopment of the old Victorian baths in Dun Laoghaire opened today (Monday 20 April). As previously reported on, last month the €2.5 million project was given the green light by the…
Dublin Bay
#lift–in – A Time-lapse video by Declan Tonge of the morning's lift-in at the National Yacht Club (NYC) Dun Laoghaire last weekend, squashing 3.5 hours into just under 3 mins. A mobile crane comes to the club at the start of…
Dun Laoghaire Coal Harbour Users Group Suggest 'Marine Activity Centre' As Part of Cruise–Liner Development
Dublin Bay
#cruiselinerberth – Dun Laoghaire harbour as a leisure facility, is in danger of being damaged by the proposal of a cruise liner berth according to the Coal Harbour Users Group (CHUG) who have submitted a written response to Dun Laoghaire Harbour…
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…

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