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Woman Airlifted From Beach After Fall
Milford Haven Coastguard on the far side of the Irish sea coordinated assistance yesterday afternoon to a 30 year old woman who had fallen at Skrinkle Haven near Tenby in Wales, and suffered what appeared to be a broken wrist…
Foxall Podcast from Volvo Ocean Race
Top Irish offshore sailor Damian Foxall, now sailing with team Groupama in the next Volvo Ocean Race is on this weeks podcast from the VOR team. He's talking about the Route de Rhum. Find him HERE
Irish Clipper Entry Named both 'Derry' and 'Londonderry'
Next year's Irish entry in the Clipper Round the World Race may be named twice according to Lorna Siggins in the Irish Times.  The local yacht could bear the name Derry on one side of its bow and Londonderry on…
Rare Strangford Cuttlefish Makes Great Escape
A rare cuttlefish found on the shores of Strangford Lough has made a bid for freedom after it was captured by marine science students. The cephalopod apparently squeezed its way down the drain of the lab tank where it was…
NI Aquarium Hosts Seal Week
The Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry, Co Down will host its Seal Week from 6-14 November. The week will feature fun seal-themed events for children and families, including daily seal feedings, as well as talks from the  knowledgeable staff who care…
Watch Out For Tagged Seals
The Irish Seal Sanctuary (ISS) has put out a call for observers to look out for tagged seals. Following the news that a seal pup rescued and tagged by the ISS was discovered in Wales, the sanctuary is looking to…
Dublin Boat Show Goes Afloat
The 2011 Dublin Boat Show is going on the water in 2011 if a new approach to promote boating in Ireland takes off. The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) aims to include as many boating activities as possible in the national boat…
All to Play for in Middle Sea Race
The group of boats that arrived at the finish line in Marsamxett Harbour this afternoon spent most of the 600 miles within reach of each other, and how they made some key tactical decisions along the way would make or…
Government to Showcase New Exploration Opportunities in Irish Waters
Minister for Natural Resources, Conor Lenihan will next week front a major promotion of Ireland's oil and gas exploration potential to a large global audience. Minister Lenihan will showcase new exploration opportunities in Irish waters – the 2011 Atlantic Margin…
Belfast Olympic Hope Presents £18,000 Boat to Charity
Twenty-year old sailor Tiffany Brien from Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club presented an £18,000 Paralympic sailing boat to local disabled charity Belfast Lough Sailability in Belfast Harbour today – the culmination of two years of fundraising by the 2012…
Over 100,000 Cruise Passengers Visit Port of Cork in 2010
2010 proved to be another busy year for the Port of Cork with a total of 52 cruise liners calling to Cobh, Ireland's only dedicated cruise berth. Onboard the 52 cruise liners were a total of 100, 414 passengers and…
Irish Anglers Dominate World Open Pike Classic
Irish anglers showed their dominance at the Waterways Ireland World Open Pike Fishing Classic on the River Erne at Enniskillen recently. Bothers Eddie and Frankie Roofe from Enniskillen came tops in the boat fly event, claiming the top three spots…
Canoeists Sought For Weil's Disease Survey
Canoeing Ireland is currently conducting a survey for new research at UCD aimed to reduce the risk of Weil's disease infection among Irish paddlers. Those who have at one time contracted a medically confirmed case of Weil's disease (Leptospirosis) are…
Ireland Opposes Transfer of Fish Quotas to Norway
At today's meeting of the Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers in Luxembourg, Sean Connick TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, strongly defended Ireland's position opposing the transfer of Ireland's fish quotas to Norway…
Ten Good Reasons to Sail Lasers in Howth
Ireland's biggest Laser sailing dinghy series starts in over a week and organiser Dave Quinn has been in touch with ten good reasons to race in the 2010 Howth Laser Frostbite series on Sunday 31st October. We're sure there's many…
Proposal to Move Cruise Ship Terminal on the Liffey
According to a report in the Irish Times this morning Dublin Port Company is considering a proposal by docklands entrepreneur Harry Crosbie to relocate the city's cruise ship terminal to a site closer to the heart of the city beside…
Dundalk Divers Pay Tribute to 20 Lost on SS Dundalk in 1918
On the 14th of October 1918, 20 people from Dundalk lost their lives aboard SS Dundalk when it sunk 60 miles south of the Isle of Man writes Timmy Carey. Earlier this year to mark the 92nd anniversary of the loss…
World Match Race Tour Invites Bids for Venues
The ISAF World Match Racing Tour (WMRT), sailing's global match racing tour, has today opened the bidding process for cities, regions and countries from around the globe to enter the race for the right to host a stage of sailing's…
Team Youghal Bay Takes Silver on Lough Derg
Team Youghal Bay have just returned from the European P750 (Thundercat) Powerboat Racing Championships having taken the silver medals for Ireland. The championships which were held in Ireland for the first time, took place on Lough Derg over the October Bank…
Waterfront Property at Foynes and Passage East
Some interesting Irish waterfront property is on the market on the Shannon Estuary at Foynes deepwater port in county Limerick and also at Passage East in Co. Waterford. The properties will be of interest to those in the marine industry and…

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