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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
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#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…
Irish Harbours
#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…
Irish Harbours
#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…
Irish Harbours
#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…
New Harbour Pontoon Is 'Best Thing Sligo Ever Did'
Irish Harbours
#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…
Ruling Deferred In Dispute Over Minesweeper Turned Houseboat
Irish Harbours
#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…
Registration Open For Harbour2Harbour Walks In Dublin & Cork
Irish Harbours
#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…

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