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Jack Keating
Rowing
#Rowing: Ciara Browne and Áine O’Donoghue of Workmen’s had the fastest time in a women’s junior double at the Ireland junior trial at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. The Kerry girls covered the 2,000 metres in seven minutes and…
Concentrating hard on board Sanya Serenity Coast
Clipper Race
#ClipperRace - For the sixth day in a row, Qingdao maintains its lead over the rest of its competitors at the front of the Clipper Race fleet, as the leading pack turns to the west for the final 700 nautical…
A computer rendering of the proposed Páirc na Mara in Connemara
Galway Harbour
#PáircNaMara - Galway County Council is seeking further details on the Páirc na Mara development for Connemara, following an objection from a local group opposed to salmon farming. New plans for the ‘marine innovation park’ were submitted late last year by…
Michael McNamee (Queen's) and Katie Shirlow (Bann) with Patrick Keown of Lagan Scullers.
Rowing
#Rowing: The Lagan Scullers Head in Belfast saw Michael McNamee of Queen’s University, competing as a senior, set the fastest time for a single sculler. Katie Shirlow of Bann, an intermediate, was the fastest women’s single sculler, with a time…
Viking Marine are exhibiting on Stand B11 at the Angling Show in North Dublin
Marine Trade
Leading chandlery store Viking Marine is one of some of the leading boat dealers displaying at the Ireland Angling show this weekend in Swords, North Dublin.  The Dun Laoghaire and Wicklow based chandler is a repeat exhibitor at the two…
Report Confirms Presence Of Farmed Atlantic Salmon In Galway & Mayo Rivers
Angling
#Angling - As many as 500 farmed salmon could have entered a number of rivers in Galway and Mayo last autumn, according to a new report from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). The report into the incident in the Western River…
Eliza O'Reilly and Gill McGirr
Rowing
#Rowing: Jack Keating of Carlow was the fastest single sculler and Ciara Browne of Workmans the fastest woman on the first day of the Ireland junior trial at the National Rowing Centre. Enniskillen crews placed first and third in the…
Comedian PJ Gallagher with Dun Laoghaire RNLI volunteers
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Comedian, radio host and TV personality PJ Gallagher is to hold a night of fun and laughter with some of Ireland’s top comedians to raise funds for the RNLI. The one-off event is being staged at Dun Laoghaire’s…
Justin Ferris in action on board Team AkzoNobel on Saturday 10 February
Volvo Ocean Race
#VOR - Team AkzoNobel and Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag are the big winners over the past 24 hours as both have had a relatively fast transition through the doldrums. This has allowed them to gain about 100 miles on the chasing…
Irish Sailing President Jack Roy sailing a Squib with his daughter Jill on Lough Derg. Roy will host a Commodore's forum immediately after the association's March 10th agm at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
ISA
The Annual General Meeting of the Irish Sailing Association will be held at the National Yacht Club at 1100 hrs on 10th March 2017. The AGM will be immediately followed by a Commodores Forum chaired by Irish Sailing President Jack…
The new logo incorporates an icon that is symbolic of the globe, waves and movement - effectively representing CH Marine's business aspirations
CH Marine Chandlery
Leading Irish chandlery store CH Marine is undergoing a fresh new branding look and has started this process with the launch of a new logo. CH Marine’s CEO, Nicholas Bendon, says that the new design better reflects the company’s forward…
Paul O'Donovan - with Gary and Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
Rowing
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan took on some of the top heavyweight rowers in the world and took a bronze medal at the New Zealand Rowing Championships today.  The Skibbereen man, who is the world lightweight single sculls champion, finished third in…
The Skibbereen four at the New Zealand Championships
Rowing
#Rowing: An Irish crew have taken a medal in the Premier grade at the New Zealand Rowing Championships. The Skibberen four of Gary O’Donovan, Paul O’Donovan, Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll finished third in the Premier four, just a second…
Heavy-lift ship, HHL Lagos with fully-assembled Irish built gantry cranes on board is assisted by tugs on the Humber Estuary
Ports & Shipping
#Ports&Shipping - The arrival from Cork Harbour of two state-of-the-art cranes worth £10.5 million to a UK North Sea port will double the volume of trade handled at ABP's Hull container terminal. The increase in capacity is according to Associated…
Maire Breathnach at the helm of the Swan 44 King of Hearts off Cape Horn in 2004 during the circuit of South America, when she was first awarded the Irish Cruising Club’s Faulkner Cup
W M Nixon
Irish cruising under sail and power is being celebrated and developed this weekend. Last night’s AGM of the Irish Cruising Club in the National YC in Dun Laoghaire saw this 1929-founded organisation moving its many activities forward on all fronts…
Enda O'Coineen on the deck of his IMOCA 60
Solo Sailing
In the coming 24 hours, Enda O’Coineen is on course to sail solo around the notorious Cape Horn as he endeavours to complete his solo sailing lap of the planet. Enda restarted his voyage in late January a little over…
National Yacht Club To Host Sailing Awards Dinner Next Weekend
National YC
#NYC - Eleven accolades for outstanding achievement by its members will be presented at the National Yacht Club’s annual Sailing Awards Dinner next Saturday 24 February. Among those to be recognised on the evening are Anne and Michael Madsen, who…
Image illustration shows starboard side elevation of the €150m cruiseferry W.B. Yeats in which the pre-assembled superstructure (comprised of 3 x blocks) where brought by barge from Poland to the FSG yard in Germany. In a major operation heavy-lift cranes lowered the blocks onto the completed hull last week.
Ferry
#FerryNews - Progress on Irish Continental Group's €150m cruiseferry W.B. Yeats has considerably moved on since the launch of the completed hull at a German yard almost a month ago, writes Jehan Ashmore. Construction of the newbuild's hull (photos) was…
Max Murphy
Rowing
#Rowing: Max Murphy added a gold medal to the silver he had won in the men’s senior pair at the New Zealand Rowing Championships today. The UCD oarsman was part of the Waikato senior eight which were clear winners, beating…
Max Murphy
Rowing
#Rowing: Max Murphy took a silver medal at the New Zealand Rowing Championships on Lake Karapiro. The UCD man teamed up with Thomas Bedford in the Waikato crew which took second in the men’s senior pairs behind Avon Rowing Club…

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