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#Rowing: Trinity won the women’s senior eight at Trinity Regatta. The host crew were commanding winners over a Commercial eight made up of UCD alumni. In the semi-final they had beaten a Commercial eight made up of Trinity alumni.

 Blue Star, the alumni club of Newcastle University, won the men’s intermediate eight. UCD were unable to finish after a race which featured a number of clashes and a restart. Blue Star featured British Olympians George Nash and Scott Durant (both gold medallists in 2016)  as well as Irish Olympian Cormac Folan.  

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge, Saturday (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Senior: Trinity bt Commercial 1 1/3 l. Club: Commercial bt Neptune A 1 ¾ l. Novice: UCD A; Trinity disuqual.

Four – Sen, coxed: Commercial B.

Sculling,

Quadruple – Jun 18: Neptune bt Three Castles 4l. Jun 18B, coxed: Blackrock. Jun 16: Graiguenamanagh. Masters, coxed: Commercial.

Single – Sen: Commercial (N Beggan) bt Carlow (L Keating) 1l.  Inter: Sligo (G Patterson). Club One: Bann A (Christie).  Junior: Carlow (J Keating) bt Neptune (J Butler) easily. Jun 16: Neptune (T Orlic). Masters: Thames (C George).

Women

Eight – Senior: Trinity bt Commercial, 2l. Inter: Trinity B bt Trinity A ¼ l. Club One: Commercial bt Neptune 2l. Nov: UCD A. Jun 18: Bann bt Graiguenamanagh, easily. Jun 16B: Graiguenamanagh. Masters: Tribesmen A.

Four – Inter: Trinity A. Masters, coxed: Belfast BC/Tribesmen.

Sculling,

Quadruple, Club One, coxed: Neptune. Nov, coxed: Trinity r/0. Jun 18B, coxed: Graiguenamanagh bt Neptune 1 ½ l.

Double – Senior: Neptune bt Njord easily.

Single – Inter: Neptune (Feerick). Club One: Neptune (Clarke). Club Two: Neptune (Clarke). Jun 18A: Neptune (Clarke). Jun 16: City Of Derry (E Murphy).

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#Rowing: Trinity won the men’s senior eights’ title at Trinity Regatta with a convincing display this morning. Commercial disputed the lead in the early stages of the race, but Trinity moved clear and won by one and one-third lengths. Conditions for the contest were perfect, with bright warm sunshine and calm water.

Trinity’s women’s senior eight won their semi-final against Commercial A.

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#Rowing: UCD’s senior eight beat Trinity by two and a quarter lengths at Trinity Regatta today. The very strong crew, stroked by David O’Malley, fashioned a lead after the second bend and held off the hosts. This may be the last time this crew rows together competitively as O’Malley, Shane Mulvaney and Shane O’Connell (who did now row at Trinity) will be called up for international duty.

In a cracking junior 18 eight final, Commercial just pipped neighbours and rivals Neptune. Garda’s Damien Kelly and Piers Ryan won the senior doubles race. Commercial, who won the women’s senior eight, also took the women’s junior 18 eight.

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Senior: UCD bt Trinity, 2 ¼ l. Club: Trinity bt UCD did not finish. Inter: UCD bt Cork BC row over. Novice: Queen’s bt Trinity easily. Junior: Commercial bt Neptune half canvas. Masters: Neptune bt Commercial ½ l.

Four – Inter, coxed: UCD bt Cork row over. Club, coxed: Neptune bt UCD A disq. Masters, coxed: Neptune bt Graiguenamanagh easily. Junior, coxed: Commercial bt Neptune row over.

Pair – Senior: UCD bt KSRV Nord easily

Sculling,

Quadruple – Nov, coxed: Commercial bt Sligo easily. Jun 18B, coxed: Commercial bt Blackrock easily. Jun 16: Commercial bt Three Castles 2l.

Double – Senior: Garda bt Tralee/Shandon 3/4l

Single – Inter: Sligo (Patterson) bt Commercial (Casey) easily. Club One: Portadown (N Hull) bt Shannon (C Carmody) 2 ½ l. Jun 18: Neptune (J Butler) bt Commercial (K Brown) 4l. Jun 16: Three Castles (Keogh) bt Three Castles (Flynn) easily. Masters: Athlone bt Commercial 3l.

Women

Eight – Senior: Commercial bt Trinity 3 ½ l Club, coxed: Commercial bt Trinity 2l. Nov: Trinity A bt KSRV Njord 2l. Jun 18: Commercial bt Graiguenamanagh easily. Jun 16: Graiguenamanagh bt Athlone easily.

Four – Inter, coxed: Trinity B bt Trinity A 1l. Club, coxed: Commercial B t Commercial A 3l.

Sculling – Quadruple – Novice, coxed: Commercial bt UCD easily.

Double - Senior: Neptune bt KSRV Njord easily.

Single – Inter: Neptune (Feerick) bt Athlone (Curley) easily. Club: Neptune (A Clark) bt Garda (J Ryan) 3l. Nov: Commercial (Ballot) bt Graiguenamanagh (B Hennessy) 3l. Jun 16: Neptune (Clarke) bt Neptune (Daymon) 2l.

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#Rowing: Commercial beat Trinity in the women’s senior eights at Trinity Regatta today. Commercial were the more powerful crew and once they took the lead the held it to win by three and a half lengths. UCD’s senior men’s pair came out on top, while Jack Butler of Neptune was the top junior single sculler.

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Club: Trinity bt UCD did not finish. Inter: UCD bt Cork BC row over. Masters: Neptune bt Commercial ½ l.

Four – Club, coxed: Neptune bt UCD A disq. Masters, coxed: Neptune bt Graiguenamanagh easily. Junior, coxed: Commercial bt Neptune row over.

Pair – Senior: UCD bt KSRV Nord easily

Sculling,

Quadruple – Nov, coxed: Commercial bt Sligo easily. Jun 18B, coxed: Commercial bt Blackrock easily. Jun 16: Commercial bt Three Castles 2l.

Single – Inter: Sligo (Patterson) bt Commercial (Casey) easily. Jun 18: Neptune (J Butler) bt Commercial (K Brown) 4l.

Women

Eight – Senior: Commercial bt Trinity 3 ½ l Club, coxed: Commercial bt Trinity 2l. Nov: Trinity A bt KSRV Njord 2l. Jun 16: Graiguenamanagh bt Athlone easily.

Four – Inter, coxed: Trinity B bt Trinity A 1l. Junior, coxed:

Sculling – Double - Senior: Neptune bt KSRV Njord easily.

Single – Inter: Neptune (Feerick) bt Athlone (Curley) easily. Club: Neptune (A Clark) bt Garda (J Ryan) 3l. Jun 16: Neptune (Clarke) bt Neptune (Daymon) 2l.

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 #Rowing: UCD took away the biggest prize at Trinity Regatta today. They had a clear win over Commercial in the semi-final, by one and a quarter lengths, and beat the hosts’ eight in the final by three and a half lengths. Trinity’s women’s senior eight won their final, beating Dutch visitors KSRV Nord, who had come through the semi-final after UCD were disqualified.

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge, Saturday (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Senior: UCD bt Trinity 3½ l. Intermediate: UCD bt Commercial ¾ l. Club: UCD bt Commercial. Novice: Trinity A bt Trinity C 2l. Jun 18: Commercial bt Neptune 2l. Jun 16: Portora bt Commercial.

Four – Senior, coxed: UCD bt Trinity A. Intermediate, coxed: UCD bt Trinity B.

Pair – Senior: UCD bt Trinity A. 

Sculling, Quadruple – Novice, coxed: Neptune bt King’s Hospital. Jun 18: Commercial bt Carlow 2½ l. Jun 18, coxed: Three Castles bt Commercial A. Jun 16, coxed: Commercial bt Portora 4l. Jun 15, coxed: Portora bt Blackrock A.

Double – Sen: Sligo bt Carlow 2l. Jun 15: Three Castles bt Bann A.

Single – Senior: Garda (D Kelly) bt Trinity (Van Gent). Inter: Garda (Allen) bt Carlow (Murphy). Club: Carlow (Nolan) bt Sligo (Patterson). Nov: Commercial (Jarvis) row over Queen’s (Foster). Jun 18: Graiguenamanagh (Lennon) bt (O’Brien). Jun 16: Carlow bt Carlow (Mead). Jun 15: Three Castles (Flynn) bt Three Castles (Keogh).  

Women

Eight – Senior: Trinity bt KSRV Nord (Holland) easily. Inter: Commercial bt Trinity 5½ l. Club: UCD bt Commercial 2¼ l. Nov: UCD bt Trinity B 3l. Jun 16: Portora bt Carlow 4l. Jun 15: Carlow bt Portora A.

Four – Club, coxed: Trinity A bt Commercial B.

Sculling, Quadruple – Novice, coxed: Commercial B bt Neptune A . Jun 18: Carlow bt Commercial. Jun 18, coxed: Carlow bt Commercial 2½ l. Jun 16, coxed: Bann bt Commercial. Jun 15, coxed: Commercial bt Graiguenamanagh easily.

Double – Jun 15: Commercial bt Galway easily.

Single, Sen: Trinity (G Foley) bt Commercial (J Besse) 4l. Club One: Carlow (A Byrne) bt Commercial (O’Connor) 2l. Jun 18: Neptune (Feerick) bt Bann (Wylie). Jun 16: King’s Hospital (Wedgewood) bt Commercial (K Dolan)

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#ROWING: The absence of the senior eights of UCD/Old Collegians and Gráinne Mhaol/NUIG – both entered, both did not compete – robbed Trinity Regatta of the anticipated top-level racing in this category today. Conditions were superb, with bright sunshine and calm water, and there were good wins for the Old Collegians senior pair of Peter Grogan and Gearóid Duane and Seán Jacob in the senior single sculls.

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge, Saturday (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Club: Commercial bt Neptune easily. Intermediate: UCD A bt Neptune 1¼ l. Novice: Trinity A bt UCD canvas. Junior 16: Reading Bluecoat A bt Portora 4½ l. Junior 15: Reading Bluecoat A bt Reading Bluecoat B easily.

Four – Senior, coxed: Trinity A bt Trinity B canvas. Club, coxed: Garda bt Blackrock ¾ l. Intermediate, coxed: UCD A bt Commercial 3l.

Pair – Senior: Old Collegians (G Duane, P Grogan) bt Commercial ¾ l.

Sculling

Quadruple – Junior 18B, coxed: Athlone bt Portadown 3l. Junior 16, coxed: Commercial bt Neptune A 6l. Junior 15, coxed: Reading Bluecoat bt Three Castles 3l.

Double – Junior 15: Carlow A bt Three Castles ½ l.

Single – Senior: Old Commercial (S Jacob) bt Trinity (Hurley) 2¾ l. Club: Garda (D Kelly) bt UCD (Toland) 1 ¼ l. Intermediate: UCD A (T Hughes) bt Garda (Kelly) 2l. Masters: Carlow bt Commercial easily. Junior 18: Neptune (Mulvaney). Junior 16: Graiguenamanagh (A Lennon) bt Commercial (Baskerville) 2½ l. Junior 15: Three Castles (O Clune).

Women

Eight – Club: Trinity bt Commercial ¾ l. Novice: UCD bt Trinity 3½ l. Junior 18: Commercial bt Portora ¾ l.

Four – Club, coxed: Commercial bt Trinity D 5l.

Sculling,

Quadruple – Junior 16, coxed: Portora A bt Commercial 2½ l

Single – Club: Commercial (A Rodger) bt Commercial (Edwards) 4½ l. Junior 18A: Commercial (E Lambe) bt Carlow (Byrne) 5l. Junior 16: Neptune (Deasy) bt Neptune (Ferrick) ¾ l.

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# ROWING: UCD won 11 of the finals at Trinity regatta at Islandbridge in Dublin today, including the men’s senior eights, fours and single sculls – with Dave Neale in each of the winning crews. The big controversy of the day concerned the women’s senior eights, where a re-row was ordered after a clash early in the race. UCD decided not to compete – prompting anger from some Trinity mentors. Trinity won on a row over.

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge, Dublin (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Senior: UCD bt Trinity 5l. Novice: UCD A bt Trinity B 3½ l. Intermediate: UCD A bt UCD B 3l. Junior 18: Neptune bt Portora 2l. Junior 16: Portora A bt Portora B 2l. Masters: Old Collegians bt Shannon 3l.

Four – Senior, coxed: UCD A bt Trinity 3l. Intermediate, coxed: UCD A bt UCD B 1½ l. Novice, coxed: UCD A bt UCD B 1½ l. Junior 18, coxed: Portora bt Athlunkard ½ l.

Pair – Senior: UCD bt Commercial B 1l.

Sculling, Quadruple – Novice, coxed: Neptune A bt Trinity A 1¼ l. Junior 18: Neptune bt Athlone easily. Junior 16, coxed: Killorglin bt Commercial, disqualified.

Double – Intermediate: Carlow bt Garda A easily. Junior 16: Waterford bt Shannon 5l.

Single – Senior: UCD (D Neale) bt Carlow (A Bolger) 3l. Intermediate: Garda A bt Three Castles 3l. Junior 18: Shannon bt Commercial 3½ l. Junior 16: Athlone bt Waterford A 2 ½ l. Masters: Commercial A bt City of Derry 3l. Lightweight: Carlow B bt Trinity 2l.

Women

Eight – Senior: Trinity row over UCD. Intermediate: UCD bt Commercial 1¼ l. Novice: Trinity A bt UCD A disqualified. Junior 18, coxed: Portora bt Commercial, distance. Junior 16: Shannon A bt Portora easily.

Four – Senior, coxed: UCD A bt Trinity 5l. Intermediate coxed: UCD bt Commercial 2½ l. Novice, coxed: Commercial bt UCD A 1l. Junior 18, coxed: Portora A bt Portora B 3l.

Sculling

Quadruple – Novice, coxed: Carlow bt Commercial A easily. Junior 18: Carrick-on-Shannon bt Commercial easily. Junior 16, coxed: Killorglin bt Carrick-on-Shannon 3l. Double – Intermediate: Killorglin row over UCD.

Single – Senior: Trinity (Sinead Dolan) bt Trinity (S O’Brien) 1¼ l. Novice: Fermoy A bt Killorglin easily. Junior 18: Carrick-on-Shannon bt Fermoy 3l. Junior 16: Commercial (Lambe) bt Killorglin 4l. Masters: Carlow bt Neptune easily.

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Dublin Bay

Dublin Bay on the east coast of Ireland stretches over seven kilometres, from Howth Head on its northern tip to Dalkey Island in the south. It's a place most Dubliners simply take for granted, and one of the capital's least visited places. But there's more going on out there than you'd imagine.

The biggest boating centre is at Dun Laoghaire Harbour on the Bay's south shore that is home to over 1,500 pleasure craft, four waterfront yacht clubs and Ireland's largest marina.

The bay is rather shallow with many sandbanks and rocky outcrops, and was notorious in the past for shipwrecks, especially when the wind was from the east. Until modern times, many ships and their passengers were lost along the treacherous coastline from Howth to Dun Laoghaire, less than a kilometre from shore.

The Bay is a C-shaped inlet of the Irish Sea and is about 10 kilometres wide along its north-south base, and 7 km in length to its apex at the centre of the city of Dublin; stretching from Howth Head in the north to Dalkey Point in the south. North Bull Island is situated in the northwest part of the bay, where one of two major inshore sandbanks lie, and features a 5 km long sandy beach, Dollymount Strand, fronting an internationally recognised wildfowl reserve. Many of the rivers of Dublin reach the Irish Sea at Dublin Bay: the River Liffey, with the River Dodder flow received less than 1 km inland, River Tolka, and various smaller rivers and streams.

Dublin Bay FAQs

There are approximately ten beaches and bathing spots around Dublin Bay: Dollymount Strand; Forty Foot Bathing Place; Half Moon bathing spot; Merrion Strand; Bull Wall; Sandycove Beach; Sandymount Strand; Seapoint; Shelley Banks; Sutton, Burrow Beach

There are slipways on the north side of Dublin Bay at Clontarf, Sutton and on the southside at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, and in Dalkey at Coliemore and Bulloch Harbours.

Dublin Bay is administered by a number of Government Departments, three local authorities and several statutory agencies. Dublin Port Company is in charge of navigation on the Bay.

Dublin Bay is approximately 70 sq kilometres or 7,000 hectares. The Bay is about 10 kilometres wide along its north-south base, and seven km in length east-west to its peak at the centre of the city of Dublin; stretching from Howth Head in the north to Dalkey Point in the south.

Dun Laoghaire Harbour on the southside of the Bay has an East and West Pier, each one kilometre long; this is one of the largest human-made harbours in the world. There also piers or walls at the entrance to the River Liffey at Dublin city known as the Great North and South Walls. Other harbours on the Bay include Bulloch Harbour and Coliemore Harbours both at Dalkey.

There are two marinas on Dublin Bay. Ireland's largest marina with over 800 berths is on the southern shore at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The other is at Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club on the River Liffey close to Dublin City.

Car and passenger Ferries operate from Dublin Port to the UK, Isle of Man and France. A passenger ferry operates from Dun Laoghaire Harbour to Howth as well as providing tourist voyages around the bay.

Dublin Bay has two Islands. Bull Island at Clontarf and Dalkey Island on the southern shore of the Bay.

The River Liffey flows through Dublin city and into the Bay. Its tributaries include the River Dodder, the River Poddle and the River Camac.

Dollymount, Burrow and Seapoint beaches

Approximately 1,500 boats from small dinghies to motorboats to ocean-going yachts. The vast majority, over 1,000, are moored at Dun Laoghaire Harbour which is Ireland's boating capital.

In 1981, UNESCO recognised the importance of Dublin Bay by designating North Bull Island as a Biosphere because of its rare and internationally important habitats and species of wildlife. To support sustainable development, UNESCO’s concept of a Biosphere has evolved to include not just areas of ecological value but also the areas around them and the communities that live and work within these areas. There have since been additional international and national designations, covering much of Dublin Bay, to ensure the protection of its water quality and biodiversity. To fulfil these broader management aims for the ecosystem, the Biosphere was expanded in 2015. The Biosphere now covers Dublin Bay, reflecting its significant environmental, economic, cultural and tourism importance, and extends to over 300km² to include the bay, the shore and nearby residential areas.

On the Southside at Dun Laoghaire, there is the National Yacht Club, Royal St. George Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club as well as Dublin Bay Sailing Club. In the city centre, there is Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club. On the Northside of Dublin, there is Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club and Sutton Dinghy Club. While not on Dublin Bay, Howth Yacht Club is the major north Dublin Sailing centre.

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