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Open House Dublin Takes to the Water With Boat Tours of Capital's Port

13th September 2017
As part of Open House Dublin, a unique opportunity by boat-tour is to view works underway of the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) project, part of the port's masterplan. As part of Open House Dublin, a unique opportunity by boat-tour is to view works underway of the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) project, part of the port's masterplan. Photo: JEHAN ASHMORE

#dublinport - Beginning a month from today is Open House Dublin 2017, the annual event this year takes place on the weekend of (13-15 October).

As part of the weekend of venues and events organised by the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) is a boat tour of Dublin Port on the Saturday, 14 October.

The boat tour on board St. Bridget will focus on the unique opportunity to view the recent and ongoing works of the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project (ABR) as part of Dublin Port Masterplan 2012–2040.

The majority of Open House Dublin buildings are open access, but limited places in the case of this boat tour must be pre-booked in advance. To register a place, click the Eventbrite website here. Note of the three tours, at time of writing only two remained with spaces available. 

Embarkation to board St. Bridget is located at the Ferry Quay Berth 18 (beside Thomas Clarke Bridge) otherwise widely known as the East-Link toll bridge. Please wear appropriate footwear and dress for the weather.

Open House Dublin is presented by the IAF which is a non-profit arts organisation that communicates the value of architecture.

The annual event is one part of the IAF's activities as they also have a year-round programme. This includes exhibitions, talks, film  screenings, symposia, competitions, publications, school and community workshops.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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