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Waste Firm Drops Court Challenge Over Cork Harbour Incinerator
#CORK HARBOUR NEWS - A waste management firm has dropped its High Court challenge against the refusal of planning permission for an incinerator in Cork Harbour, the Irish Examiner reports. Indaver last night pulled out of its legal challenge just…
Haulbowline Toxic Site Could Be Cleaned Up By Late 2015
#CORK HARBOUR NEWS - The head of the team working on the clean-up of the toxic dump on Haulbowline Island says the site could be made safe by the end of 2015, as the Irish Examiner reports. More than a…
Cobh Built Pilot Boats Face Big Wave Test off Cork Harbour
A summer gale provided the perfect test bed for Sea trials of pilot and rescue boats in Cork Harbour in August. Two Interceptor pilot boats were put through their paces in a big storm with 10m breaking seas off Roches…
University College Cork (UCC) Sailing Club's 40th Anniversary
#ucc – Adding to the buzz in the Royal Cork Yacht Club yesterday was the celebration of UCC's Sailing Club 40th Anniversary that took the form of a celebratory Regatta and Dinner with all proceeds from the event going to…
Cobh-Blackrock Race Raises Funds for Joe English Trust
#cobhtoblackrokrace – 80 boats of all shapes and sizes competed in yesterday's Cork Harbour Cobh to Blackrock race sponsored by the Port of Cork and Union Chandlery and hostedy by Cove Sailing Club. The "all-in" start for 60 cruisers off…
Countdown to Cork Harbour Open Weekend
#CORK HARBOUR – The Cork Harbour Open Weekend (15 & 16th September) as previously reported on, will be a fun-filled action packed programme for all with activities on and off the water. The weekend is a great opportunity for…
Cork Harbour Open Weekend Events Announced
#CORK HARBOUR - Due to the success of previous years’ festivals, Cork Harbour Open Day has now been expanded to a two-day Open Weekend for 2012, with activities for all ages taking place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September.…
Cathedral Abseiling Challenge to Support Cobh People's Regatta
#COBH REGATTA - A parish priest is set to join a group of Cobh residents who will abseil from the turrets of the town's cathedral in an effort to save the Cobh People's Regatta. According to the Irish Examiner, the…
Divers Recover Anchors from Wreck of Easter Rising Gun Running Ship
#CORK HARBOUR NEWS - Two anchors were recovered recently from the wreck of the historic Easter Rising gun running vessel in Cork Harbour, as The Irish Times reports. Divers led by Eoin McGarry from Dungarvan and archaeologist Laurence Dunne from…
Sunshine and Breeze Produces Titanic Day for Cork Harbour
#CORK HARBOUR – The world's second largest natural harbour in the world (after Sydney, Australia) sprang to life yesterday with a variety of sailing and boating activity from Crosshaven, Monkstown and Cobh writes Claire Bateman. Sunshine, breeze and a harbour…
Meitheal Mara to Run Cork Harbour Summer School
#CORK HARBOUR – Following 2011's successful Cork Harbour Summer School, Meitheal Mara is repeating the event this year in a similar format, at the same venue; the Port of Cork board-room, on Friday June 8th. The theme of the Summer…
'Troika' Skipper Visits Cork
#ROWING – Debra Searle MBE, Atlantic rower and motivational speaker addresses Cork business people today. Searle defied the odds and the critics when she rowed single-handedly across the Atlantic in her boat The Troika. She is to deliver a major…
Cork Harbour Marina Event in Aid of Joe English Fund
#CORK HARBOUR  – A benefit 'Marina Overnight' event is planned for Easter Saturday April 7th at the brand new Cork Harbour Marina in Monkstown Bay. The event is being planned by friends of international sailor Joe English, who is suffering…
Haulbowline Toxic Waste Site Will Be Cleaned Up by 2014 Says Govt
#CORK HARBOUR - The Government has finally set a deadline for the clean-up of the toxic waste site on Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour, under threat of massive fines from the European Commission. RTÉ News reports that a two-and-a-half year…
Mystery of Cork's 'Floating Penguins' Revealed
#CORK HARBOUR - Amateur birdwatchers in Cork were in a tizzy last week over the sighting of what appeared to be two penguins floating on an 'ice floe' near Crosshaven, the Cork Independent reports. The mystery was answered at 'press…
Port of Cork Schools Initiative Looks at Transport History of Cork Harbour
#CORKHARBOUR – Calling all 5th Class Teachers! Win a Free Boat Trip around Cork Harbour for your class. The Port of Cork has launched their Schools Initiative for 2012 and is calling on all 5th class primary school teachers to…

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