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Wicklow Port will benefit from €111,000 in spending from a national funding package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 development and repair projects on harbours and slipways
Irish Harbours
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8m package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 development and repair projects on harbours and slipways owned by them (see…
SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: Of course the prawns! are the star of the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival held in Howth this St. Patrick's Weekend.
Coastal Notes
#SeaFoodFest - Linking in the St Patrick's Weekend is the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival (17-19 March) which offers three days filled to the brim with fun, food and delights to suit all. The festival located in the apt setting of…
Swami seen in Kinsale in recent years at the extended commercial quay. Also to berth at Custom Quay in late February this year was the 2016 built Arklow Cape loaded with malted barley. This was the cargoship's first call to the scenic west Cork harbour.
Ports & Shipping
#ShippingReview - Jehan Ashmore reviews the shipping scene from among the following stories of the past fortnight. Scenic Kinsale with its marina and fishing fleet based in the west Cork harbour is widely renowned for its culinary status, however what…
Swami the former Arklow Swan of ASL whose 2016 built new cargoship Arklow Cape made a first call to the Port of Kinsale in recent days.
Ports & Shipping
#ScenicPort - Scenic Kinsale with its marina and fishing fleet based in the west Cork harbour is widely renowned for its culinary status, however what is probably less known is its commercial shipping activity, writes Jehan Ashmore. Around 100 cargoships…
Ireland's fishing fleet is advised of continued works in Rossaveal till July
Irish Harbours
#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 4 of 2017 advises of the continued drilling and blasting of bedrock, construction of breakwater and resentment, installation of piles and pontoons and other associated works at Rossaveal Fishery Harbour Centre. As previously reported on…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour
News Update
#DLHarbour - Councillors are set to debate a report that identifies issues with the ownership of key parts of Dun Laoghaire Harbour ahead of its transfer to the local authority. According to The Irish Times, the council-commissioned due diligence report…
Bulloch Harbour in Dalkey, Co Dublin
Waterfront Property
#BullochHarbour - Permission is being sought to develop a mixed housing and commercial scheme at the former premises of Western Marine at Dalkey’s Bulloch Harbour. The planning application by Bartra Property Ltd calls for the demolition of the existing warehouses…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour
News Update
#DunLaoghaire - Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company chief executive Gerry Dunne has lodged High Court proceedings against his employer, according to Sunday Business Post business correspondent Jack Horgan-Jones in yesterday’s edition of the paper. Dunne, who was appointed CEO in 2009,…
The Wicklow RNLI inshore lifeboat launches to assist the broken-down personal water craft
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Wicklow RNLI's inshore lifeboat launched shortly after 5pm yesterday evening (Sunday 25 September) to assist a person on a broken-down personal water craft. The man had set off from Wicklow Harbour and was about a mile offshore when…
The yacht damaged by rock armour in Rosslare Harbour
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - The volunteer crew from Rosslare Harbour RNLI launched their all-weather lifeboat at 3.45am yesterday morning (Wednesday 14 September) following a distress call from a yacht that suffered engine failure and drifted onto rock armour. The eight-metre vessel, with…
Dingle Harbour
Irish Harbours
#MarineNotice - Site investigation works are being carried out at Dingle/An Daingean Fishery Harbour Centre in Co Kerry, according to the latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The works involve the drilling of multiple boreholes…
Croagh Patrick as seen from Westport Harbour
Irish Harbours
#Westport - Submissions are now open on plans for a new pontoon and slipway for Westport Harbour, as the Mayo News reports. Intended as an interim measure for the Co Mayo coastal town as more ambitious proposals for a marina…
Bray Harbour
Irish Harbours
#BrayHarbour - Bray Harbour has lagged behind its more illustrious Co Wicklow neighbours, from Wicklow Sailing Club and its annual Round Ireland Race to neighbouring Greystones and its successful new marina. A build-up of silt in the harbour similar to…
Irish Harbours
#IrishHarbours - Marine Minister Simon Coveney has announced details of a €4.5 million package to assist in the development and repair of 90 Local Authority-owned harbours and slipways. The package provides funding for the repair of piers damaged by recent…
Howth YC
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club has posted a draft letter for all club members and harbour users to send to their public representatives highlighting the urgent need to dredge Howth Harbour. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, levels of silt build-up…
Irish Harbours
Pontoons in Cape Clear, West Cork a small craft harbour in Killybegs, County Donegal and dredging works in Howth, County Dublin are part of an €18m Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development of Ireland’s fishery harbour network announced…

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