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Howth Coast Guard volunteers have Max the dog in safe hands
Yesterday afternoon (Sunday 19 May) the Irish Coast Guard’s Howth unit was diverted from exercise to rescue two people and a dog who were cut off by the rising tide. The crew immediately responded and began a search for the…
Irish Laser ace Finn Lynch. The Laser dinghy has been selected for use in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Despite coming second in a comprehensive evaluation established by World Sailing, the governing body's top-level Council has retained the Laser dinghy as the equipment for the men and women's single-handed dinghy in the 2024 Olympics. Yesterday's (19th May 2019) World…
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Viking Marine Taking Pre-Orders For Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta Official Clothing Collection
The official clothing collection from Helly Hansen for the 2019 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta is now available for pre-order from the event’s retail partners Viking Marine. And what’s more, all items ordered by Friday 14 June come with free screen…
Warrenpoint Port CEO Clare Guinness joins, from left, Colin Trundley, European Operation Director - Liquid CO2, Nippon Gases and Gerard Dore, Commercial and Logistics Manager – Ireland, Nippon Gases to announce a €11 million investment by the Japanese firm that will establish a major liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) import and distribution terminal at the harbour.
Japanese industrial gas company Nippon Gases is to establish a major liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) import and distribution terminal at Warrenpoint Port. The €11 million (£9.5m) project represents the first major investment in Ireland by the firm since it purchased…
Joan Mulloy shows off her new boat livery featuring the Grace O’Malley brand
Joan Mulloy is set to compete under the black sails of the Irish pirate queen — and fellow Mayo mariner — Grace O’Malley, the Figaro contender has announced. Following a months-long drive to secure sponsorship for her sophomore Solitaire bid,…
Deliveroo and UCC Rowing Club team up to deliver food to hungry Leeside customers in an unconventional way on Thursday
Deliveroo surprised hungry Cork customers on Thursday evening by performing its first delivery by rowing boat along the River Lee. Having delivered food orders to customers along the banks of the Grand Canal in Dublin last year, Deliveroo has set…
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O’Sullivan’s Marine in County Kerry Are Expanding
County Kerry Marine firm O’Sullivan’s Marine has added another 1200 square foot of mezzanine floor to its Tralee showrooms to accommodate the increase in its chandlery stock for the 2019 season. O’Sullivan’s Marine has also announced an increased partnership with a number of…
Fast ferry Dublin Swift which operates a seasonal only service on the Dublin-Holyhead route is accompanied by conventional tonnage that sail year-round.
Irish Continental Group (ICG) which own Irish Ferries have through their shareholders unanimously backed under-fire chairman John B. McGuckian and supported the group's executive pay policy. Earlier this week, shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis, writes The Irish Examiner, called for…
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Michael Creed
Over 270 coastal projects have been awarded grants totalling four million euro in EU and State funds just five days before the European Parliament elections. The grants to 274 projects across seven coastal regions were announced yesterday by Minister for Agriculture,…
Light winds for the last rounds of the 49erFX Europeans in Weymouth
Ireland’s Olympic sailors will return home to training in Dun Laoghaire to put into practice the lessons they’ve learned during a week of challenging conditions at the 49er European Championships where the teams competed in the silver fleet divisions. The Irish…
Winners Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening of Brazil celebrate victory on Lake Garda
Peter O'Leary and Robert O'Leary from Baltimore Sailing Club and Royal Cork Yacht Club have finished 14th overall in a fleet of 90 at the Star Sailors League Breeze Grand Slam and European Championship in Italy.  Results are here In the end, the…
Laser sailor Finn Lynch seeks to represent Ireland in Tokyo 2020.  World Sailing has voted to keep the Laser as an Olympic class for Paris 2024
World Sailing’s Council made key decisions on the Equipment to be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition on Sunday 19 May as the Mid-Year Meeting concluded in London, Great Britain. The Laser was selected as the Men’s and…
Jacknife (Andrew Hall) of Pwllheli Sailing Club won the ISORA Welsh Coastal Race and now leads the overall series
During the build-up to the Global Displays Welsh Coastal Series ISORA race 5, a changeable forecast showed winds potentially less than 5 kts and as much as 12kts in Cardigan Bay, giving the race committee a challenge to set a course catering predominantly…
The J97 Windjammer  (Lindsay Casey) took her first ISORA overall win and Class 2 in the fourth race of the Viking Marine Coastal Series
The first Irish Coastal race of the Viking Marine ISORA Coastal Championship 2019 took place on the 18th May with a starting time of 10.00. 21 boats from the entry list of 22 came to the start line in Dun…
Youghal RNLI Shares Key Water Safety Advice Ahead Of Summer
Youghal RNLI is encouraging people to respect the water and heed key water safety messages ahead of summer. The East Cork lifeboat station’s community safety team will be running a number of events throughout the summer and are inviting individuals…
Ireland take silver on line with Germany winning gold in Essen
#Rowing: Ireland took a silver medal in Essen this morning at the European Junior Championships. Germany held on as Ireland mounted a sprint finish which might have taken gold – it fell short by .3 of a second. The Ireland…
The basking shark feeding on plankton in Keem Bay
One of the world’s largest sharks had become a regular visitor to an Achill Island beach, as Independent.ie reports. Local tourist officials have recorded almost daily sightings of the 20-plus-foot basking shark in the waters of Keem Bay over the…
Ninety-three years after she was briefly a member of the fleet of the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, the restored ketch Ilen visited the historic clubhouse for a special reception this weekend
In 1926, the newly-built 56ft trading ketch Ilen was for six months part of the fleet of the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Built in Baltimore in West Cork under the inspiration of pioneering global circumnavigator Conor O’Brien of Limerick to…
Jenny Egan with her bronze medal from the Canoe Sprint World Championships
The Olympics is not the “Holy Grail” for Jenny Egan despite her recent international success in sprint and marathon kayaking. In a new Q&A with the Irish Examiner, the Leixlip-based paddler talks her beginnings in the sport (“Mum says I…
Minister Josepha Madigan, Sharon Lavin of Waterways Ireland and Rowing Ireland chief executive and Michelle Carpenter with pupils and staff of of St Mary’s Glasnevin at the launch of the new strategic partnership earlier this month
Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, announced a new strategic partnership between Waterways Ireland and Rowing Ireland during the Get Going, Get Rowing #Blitzit Festival of Rowing on Grand Canal Dock on 9 May. The partnership will seek to promote…

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