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Irish Rowing Championships Gets Underway in Cork Tomorrow
This Friday the premier event of the domestic rowing season, the Irish Rowing Championship, takes place at the National Rowing Centre in Cork.  Over 1200 rowers will compete over two days of racing, the highlight being the Senior Eight or…
Government To Finalise Negotiations For Purchase Of New Naval Service Patrol Vessels
The Minister for Defence, Mr. Tony Killeen, TD, with his cabinet colleague the Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, TD, were today, at the Naval Service Base in Haulbowline, Cork to welcome home the Naval Service vessel the L.E. Niamh…
Could Ireland Host the 2014 Laser Worlds?
As the Laser Worlds Draw to a close in Largs, bidding has opened for venues the 2014 World Championships. The events come in four bands, the Standard Rig Worlds, then the Radial Worlds (incorporating Youth, Ladies' and Men's) and the…
Irish Feel the Heat at 470 Worlds
Anyone who's raced in the 470 fleet knows that it's one of the toughest dinghy fleets in the world, and the two Irish boats at the 470 worlds are facing that steep learning curve at the moment.  Both teams are…
Another Podium for O'Dowd
Dun Laoghaire sailor Matthew O'Dowd made it two in a row yesterday, posting a second consecutive third place finish at the ISAF Youth Worlds. The third day of racing yielded only one race for O'Dowd's Laser Radial fleet and the…
Day Three: More Cork Week Video Action Here!
Second video installment from Digby Fox in Crosshaven. Big Seas and big breeze on Day three of Cork Week. We'll be knocking another out tonight, and a final tomorrow night. We'll be knocking another out tonight, and a final tomorrow…
Multala Crowned Laser Radial World Champion, Murphy Best of Irish
It is never an especially satisfying way to win world titles, but with no racing on the final two days of the Laser Radial World Championships at Largs Finland's Sari Multala and Poland's Marcin Rudawski prevailed and were piped up…
Kelly's Storm Wins IRC One in Howth
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. WEDNESDAY SERIES 2 (RACE) 14/07/2010 Class 1 IRC: 1, Storm P Kelly; 2, Makutu Doyle/Others; 3, Tiger Hughes/Harris; Class 1 HPH: 1, Joslim J Connolly; 2, Makutu Doyle/Others; 3, Storm P Kelly;
Day Three: Big Waves Ensure Cork Week Stages a Classic Day Afloat
Big breeze and big seas created some mind-boggling action at Cork Week on Day Three writes Louay Habib. Torrential rain in the early morning, gave way to some sublime sunshine giving the competitors some classic Irish sailing. 15-18 Knots of…
Castletownbere RNLI Rescues Man from Sinking Fishing Vessel off Cork Coast
Castletownbere Lifeboat was launched this afternoon at 12.20pm to go to the assistance of a 43 ft fishing vessel taking on water 17 miles south west of Castletownbere in county Cork. To view the RNLI Video scroll down to the…
Report Finds Emerald Star Line Cruiser Ran Aground on Rocks
The Marine Casualty investigation board has issued its Report of Investigation into the grounding and subsequent foundering of an Emerald Star Line Caprice 8, a Charter boat, The boat ran aground on rocks in the vicinity of Mountaineer Rock, off…
New Business Could Float in on the Tide
Local TD and Minister of Sport Mary Hanafin has given her support to Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company's initiative to promote the town as a cruise tourism destination on Dublin Bay. Writing in her latest newsletter to constituents this month, the…
20 Confirmed for Fireball Leinsters in Howth
The Fireball Leinster Championship at Howth YC this weekend has 20 confirmed entries to date, including the current National Champions and pre-event favourites Noel Butler and Shane McCarthy from Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club. The southside pairing has already won the…
Howth Coastguard in Car Plunge Rescue
Howth Coast Guard were paged yesterday to a car that had crashed into Howth harbour. Ten members of the unit joined members of the RNLI Lifeboat, Gardai and Dublin Fire Brigade. Two people had been in the car when it had gone off…
Coastguard Pilot Flies 500th Mission
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey yesterday congratulated an Irish Coast Guard pilot who has just completed his 500th rescue mission, becoming one of a handful of helicopter pilots in western Europe to have done so. On July 11, operating from…
Stuck in the Mud - Cork Week Video Here!
Check out an English visitor sailing in IRC 4 who hit the putty off Cobh just metres from the finish line yesterday! It's all below in a three minute clip, the first Cork Week video report from Digby Fox. 
No Racing Puts the Pressure on Final Day at Largs
More than five hours of frustrating drifting on the Clyde off  Largs today proved to be in vain for the sailors awaiting racing at the Laser Radial World Championships. The mirror like waters were only occasionally ruffled by light airs…
Tiller Girl Takes Tuesday Mermaid Race
DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 13 JULY 2010 CRUISERS 2 - 1. Borraine (Ean Pugh), 2. Cor Baby (Keith Kiernan et al), 3. Katanca (C. Ennis/B O'Connor) CRUISERS 3 - 1. Chouskikou (R.Sheehan/R.Hickey), 2. Pamafe (Michael Costello),…
Day Two: Cork Week Offers Light Winds, Mist and Dolphins
A fickle breeze fluctuating between six and eight knots swept in an early morning mist at Crosshaven this morning for the second day of Cork week regatta. Curious dolphins were a regular sight on the race course popping up next to…
Cork Week Day 2 Pics here!
Cork Week pics (Day 2). Different weather to-day! Grey, dull and misty, a great contrast to yesterday's sunshine but Bob Bateman's action from day two is captured HERE!
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