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Naval Vessel Tours, An Example of Verolme Cork Dockyard Built Ship
Cork Harbour
#VerolmeWeekend – The Naval Service OPV L.E. Aoife (P22) which this week detained a UK registered trawler, is to be open for public tours at Cobh Deepwater Quay, as part of Cork Dockyard Workers Gathering this weekend, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Cork Dockyard Gathering Weekend: Lecture Seminar Programme
Cork Harbour
#VerolmeWeekend – As part of the Cork Dockyard Gathering Weekend as previously reported, a lecture seminar is to be held in Cobh's Commodore Hotel this Saturday 24 August. Former employees of Verolme Cork Dockyard (VCD) in Rushbrooke, Cobh and their…
Cork Dockyard, Ships & Shipbuilding Remembered in Photographic Exhibition
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – A Cork Harbour photographic exhibition of close to 200 photographs covering all aspects of the development of Cork Dockyard, the ships built and repaired, and the people working there, will be staged at Cobh Heritage Centre until the…
Cork Harbour to Remember Glory Days of Shipbuilding At Verolme Dockyard
Cork Harbour
#Members of the public, former employees of Verolme Cork Dockyard in Cobh, Cork Harbour, their families are being invited to take a trip down memory lane and to remember the glory days of shipbuilding in Cork on 24th and 25th…
Cobh History Radio Doc Is A Blast From The Past
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Many thanks to the Hurdy Gurdy Museum in Howth (@HurdyGurdyRadio on Twitter) for tipping us off to this fascinating radio documentary on the history of the port of Cobh in Cork Harbour, first broadcast all the way back…
Untreated Waste Water Flows Into Cork Harbour As Locals Await New Sewage Scheme
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Untreated sewage is being discharged from "multiple" locations into Cork Harbour as residents await the development of new waste water treatment works. As reported by Fine Gael Councillor Deirdre Forde, harbour officials have given confirmation that "there are…
75th Anniversary Commemoration of the British Handover of Camden Fort Meagher to the Irish Defence Forces
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour –  Camden Fort Meagher commemorated the 75th anniversary of the handover of the fort from British Crown Forces to The Irish Defence Forces writes Claire Bateman. Scroll down for photos of last night's ceremony. Camden Fort Meagher, situated in…
Cork Harbour Open Weekend Launched at Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. joined organisers of Cork Harbour Open Weekend in the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven to officially announce the dates for the exciting harbour open weekend. The weekend event will…
Cork Harbour's NMCI is 'World Class' Centre for Maritime Training
Cork Harbour
#NMCI – The President of Cork Institute of Technology, Dr Brendan Murphy, speaking at Conferrings at The National Maritime College of Ireland at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour today, Thursday, June 20th, said that nine years on since opening, the NMCI…
Port of Cork Photography Competition Focuses on Port & Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
#portfofcork – Are you a budding photographer with a keen interest in all things related to Cork Harbour and the Port of Cork? If so then you should enter the Port of Cork Photography Competition. Through the lens of people…
Bourbon is Not just a Biscuit!...but Clearly is a X-Bow Ship
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour – The increasing strategic importance of Cork Harbour as a base for the oil and gas energy sector in the search for natural resources particularly off our southern shores, is evident with this recent view taken by our colleagues…
Cork Harbour Summer School's Theme is Communities & the Sea; Atlantic Connections
Cork Harbour
Following the success of previous events, Meitheal Mara will host the third annual Cork Harbour Summer School on Monday 10th June 2013 at the NCMI [National Maritime College of Ireland], Ringaskiddy. The Summer School will have stories about seafaring and…
Cork Harbour Combined League Launched for 2013 Sailing Season
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – With the aim of providing better racing for Cork harbour class three yachts, a new harbour intiative this season attempts to combine up to 30 yachts currently split between different clubs and courses, namely Royal Cork Yacht Club…
Waste Firm Drops Court Challenge Over Cork Harbour Incinerator
Cork Harbour
#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
#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
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…

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