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Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Rescues Six From Vessel Caught On Pot Marker
#RNLI - Dun Laoghaire RNLI responded to a small powerboat with six onboard on Sunday evening (5 August) when their vessel was caught up on a fishing pot marker just off Dalkey. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their…
Pictured at the presentation of the €coMerit Certification to Dun Laoghaire Marina by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber and the Environmental Protection Agency were,  left to right,  Ms Gabby Mallon, CEO, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber, An Cathaoirleach Cllr. Ossian Smyth, Mr Paal Janson, General Manager, Dun Laoghaire Marina, Dr Shane Colgan , Manager, Resource Efficiency Unit, the Environmental Protection Agency, Mr John Bourke, Chairman, Marina Marketing and Management Ltd. and Ms Aileen Eglington President, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber.
Dun Laoghaire Marina, Ireland’s largest coastal marina, has been awarded '€coMerit' Environmental Certification by An Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Ossian Smyth, Ms Aileen Eglington, President of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber, and Dr Shane Colgan, Manager Resource Efficiency Unit, the Environmental Protection Agency,…
Planning permission at the former Dun Laoghaire Harbour ferry terminal has been granted to a project developer who says could support up to 1,000 jobs
#DublinBay - Proposals to turn the former Dún Laoghaire Ferry Terminal into a “digital technology hub” which could support up to 1,000 jobs and 50 companies has received planning permission. The Irish Times writes that the project’s developer, Philip Gannon,…
Great conditions on Dublin Bay for the 29er national championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Following a very successful 29er event at the Lough Ree Double Ree Championships, the newly established 29er fleet had three days in which to prepare for their next event, the inaugural Deutsche Leasing IRL 29er Nationals at Royal St George…
Rockabill Island off the Dublin Coast
“One good Tern deserves another,” I was told in a discussion during the past week about the increasing importance of Dublin Bay in marine conservation terms – around the same time as Dublin Port announced that it was not going…
Louis Smyth (right) sailing his Fireball with crew Glen Fischer in 2017
A Humanist celebration of the life of Louis Smyth takes place at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire this Sunday 22nd July at 4pm. The event will mark the passing on June 24th of an inspirational figure in Irish…
After nearly two hours of racing in up to 20–knots of wind, Gwilli Two (above) won by less than one foot off Greystones
Dermot Clarke and Patrick Maguire's Sigma 33 Gwilli Two of the Royal St. George Yacht Club was the winner of Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Cruiser 2 Coastal Race to Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow yesterday by the narrowest of margins.   After…
Superyacht ‘Tulip’ Berths In Dun Laoghaire Marina
#Tulip - Dun Laoghaire Marina yesterday (Friday 13 July) welcomed the arrival of the K&M superyacht Tulip for a brief visit. Designed by German Frers Jr and launched in 2012, the luxury 88-footer has the appearance of a classic sloop…
The HK team at the welcome reception in the DMYC
The sixth Interport Ruffian 23 challenge between Ireland and Hong Kong took place in Dun Laoghaire at the weekend. The 12-strong team of Ruffian sailors from RHKYC arrived in Dun Laoghaire on Thursday evening and joined the Irish sailors for…
Class one J109s in the Royal St. George Yacht Club Regatta  on Dublin Bay
The Frank Keane BMW Royal St. George Yacht Club Regatta brought to a close June's Dun Laoghaire Waterfront Regatta weekends with yet another stunning set of sailing conditions for the two-race racing festival on the first Saturday in July. Full…
Map showing the location of Leac Buidhe Rock
#MarineNotice - Mariners are advised that a Port Lateral Mark has been deployed marking Leac Buidhe Rock, north of Dalkey Island. The buoy has the following light characteristic Fl(4)R.6s, and will be seasonally deployed from April to October. It can…
A closer look at the glass box where diners in which diners will be lifted high above the waterfront till this Saturday
#DunLaoghaire - Preparations are under way in Dun Laoghaire Harbour for a special ‘dining in the sky’ experience this week. After visits to Portugal, Italy and Germany, the latest stop on the BORA Revolution Tour will see the German cooking…
The inflatable obstacle course opens in Dun Laoghaire’s Coal Harbour this week
Harbour Splash is the name of Dublin’s first inflatable aqua park, which will open to the public later this week in Dún Laoghaire Harbour. An obstacle course over water including trampolines, climbing frames, slides, monkey bars and more will be…
Howth 17s are one of several fleets travelling to compete in Saturday's National Yacht Club Regatta sponsored by Davy Group
The National Yacht Club on Dublin Bay is gearing up for its Open Regatta this weekend. Sponsored by Davy Group, the annual club highlight will have over 160 boats racing across three courses. As part of the fleet, the NYC will…
At the Launch of Childrens book "You'd Be Filled With Wonder", published to commemorate the Bicententenary of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. L to R front : Susan Gibney BEC director, Jean Duffy Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor T.D., Eithne Scott-Lennon Dun Laoghaire Harbour Co chairperson, Grainne O'Malley co-author of the book and Ileane Pierce. L to R back: Gerry Dunne DLHCo CEO, Noel Brien, Carolyn Hanaphy DLHCo commercial executive, Rob Goodbody, Colin Scudds co-author of the book, Seamus Cannon, Author of "You'd Be Filled With Wonder" and Anna Scudds also a co-author.
#DunLaoghaireBook - “You’d Be filled With wonder, The Story of Dun Laoghaire Harbour! is the title of a new publication to celebrate last year's Bicentenary of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The harbour which began construction in 1817, has caught the imagination…
The three-man Sportsboat Championship will be held over three days (29th 30th June & 1st July) at the National Yacht Club
Current form shows Royal St. George and Royal Irish Yacht Club crews are the ones to watch when the SB20 National Championships sets sail on the home waters race track of Dublin Bay at the end of this month. In a busy…

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