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Farmleigh House in Phoenix Park was the venue for the 2016 National Marine Gallantry & Meritorious Service Awards
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#Awards - Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross presented the National Marine Gallantry and Meritorious Service Awards 2016 at a ceremony in Farmleigh House on Friday evening (14 October) Minister Ross praised the “courageous achievements and service of…
The ‘mystery’ paddleboarder was picked up from the English Channel on Sunday 9 October
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#Rescue - A German national clad in only shorts, a fleece and a hat was rescued from the English Channel seven miles off the British coast on Sunday morning (9 October). But according to BreakingNews.ie, there have been conflicting reports…
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Des Branigan was an able seaman with Irish Shipping
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#IrishShipping - Tributes have been paid to Irish Shipping veteran Des Branigan, who died recently aged 98, as The Irish Times reports. The Dubliner was among the first recruits of the Irish Shipping company — merchant sailors who put their…
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DL Marina Goes Viral With Facebook Video
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#Viral - A short video demonstrating the importance of weight distribution for boaters with car trailers has gone viral on Dun Laoghaire Marina’s Facebook page. Since the clip was posted by Dun Laoghaire Marina on Monday evening (3 October), it’s…
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The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre
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#CliffsOfMoher - As much as €20,000 in cash is believed to have been taken in a sophisticated burglary at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre yesterday morning (Monday 3 October). According to The Irish Times, the building’s security system was…
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Man of the West. The late Bobby Molloy was a quiet but successful political advocate of Ireland’s maritime potential and heritage, particularly in the Galway region but also at national level.
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The death of Galway’s Bobby Molloy at the age of 80 yesterday has resulted in a mixture of sadness at his passing coupled with a sense of celebration of all that he achieved in his many areas of interest in…
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Banríon Uladh before the recent name change
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#BanríonUladh - A Northern Irish minister has sailed into stormy waters after rechristening a fisheries protection vessel from its Irish name to its English translation, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. Banrion Uladh — which patrols the Irish Sea between Lough…
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,…
Body Recovered In Search For Missing Teacher Off Kilkee
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#Kilkee - BreakingNews.ie reports that a body was recovered yesterday (Saturday 24 September) off Kilkee in the search for missing teacher David McMahon. Hundreds had been involved in the search for the school teacher, who was last seen on 9…

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