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#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…
#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…
#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…
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…
#IrishHarbours - Concerns over rising silt levels in Howth Harbour have made the pages of the Swords Gazette, which quotes the Harbour Users Action Group as saying launches at low water on a spring tide are now impossible. Not only…
#IrishHarbours - Concerns expressed by a number of readers to Afloat.ie over fishing activity in Dun Laoghaire's inner harbour have been assuaged by the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company. Two trawlers were spotted around noon last Friday (4 December) dragging a…
#DunLaoghaire - Housing refugees from Syria on a ship anchored in an Irish harbour is among the proposals submitted to the State's tender for emergency accommodation. According to RTÉ News, plans are in the offing to set up a network…
#SligoHarbour - Recent poor weather has forced a number of visiting yachts to hang tight in Sligo Port - but they were in no rush to leave as the annual Fleadh Cheoil took over the town this week. As the…
#Portisham - A man who converted a decommissioned minesweeper into a houseboat will have to wait for a Supreme Court decision on his appeal against a previous ruling that the vessel can be scrapped. According to The Irish Times, Fingal…
#Harbour2Harbour - The 10th annual Harbour2Harbour Walk in aid of Aware takes place as always on St Patrick's Day - and registration is now open for anyone who wants to get active and raise money for a great cause in…
#WicklowHarbour - Progress is being made in development works at Wicklow Harbour, a recent town council meeting heard. According to the Wicklow Times on 13 May, Wicklow Town Council director of services Sean Quirke gave the lie of the land…
#DunmoreEast - Marine Minister Simon Coveney is set to attend the opening of Dunmore East's new harbour slipway this coming Wednesday 30 April. The minister will visit the harbour area between 5pm and 6pm to open the slipway as well…
#ArklowHarbour - Arklow Harbour is set to be dredged for the first time in 15 years this June after a €2.2 million contract for the job with Clare-based L&M Keating Ltd was officially signed earlier this month. Wicklow News reports…
#RushPier - "Reckless disregard" for the safety of bathers on the part of Fingal County Council was the finding of the High Court in its award of more than €59,000 in damages to a man injured in a fall at…
#IrishHarbours - Marine Minister Simon Coveney today (13 December) attended the signing of a contract with L&M Keating Ltd for the remediation and harbour improvement works at North Harbour on Cape Clear, Co Cork.   Welcoming the commencement of the project,…
#Harbours - Sandycove Harbour will receive more than €50,000 from a €295,000 package for repairs and upgrades to piers, quays and harbours around the Irish coast, as South County Dublin LifeTimes reports. The funding forms part of the €10 million…

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