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The INSS has launched an inter–company competition and networking through sailboat racing
Do you tell your friends or work colleagues all about your sailing adventures? Do they ask when you will bring them sailing or racing? Kenneth Rumball of the Irish National Sailing School thinks he may have the answer for you. The…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour is the biggest sailing centre in the country but there is no dedicated strategic plan for marine leisure interests
Last November's Afloat.ie article about why Dun Laoghaire yacht clubs needed to put on a united front got a swift – and largely positive – reaction writes David O'Brien. It dealt with some of the fundamental impediments for sailing in…
In the eerie silver stillness of this freak January weather, the new Pyramid of Poolbeg already looks at home.
Those of us who only occasionally head down the Sandymount seafront along the inner reaches of Dublin Bay will be driving carelessly if we give the attention it deserves to the impressive new structure which is taking shape on the…
Fergal McLoughlin, An Taisce and Susan McDonnell from the Bulloch Harbour Preservation Association at a public meeting on the proposed development at Bulloch Harbour Dalkey.
#BullochHarbour - Locals in Dalkey opposed to the building of a residential and retail development in Bulloch Harbour writes The Irish Times have been encouraged to lodge planning objections before the January 19th deadline. More than 100 people attended a…
Map showing the section of the S2S due to open in March
#S2S - The latest section of the Sutton to Sandycove (S2S) cycle route around Dublin Bay will not be opened till March due to delays on water main works, as Irish Cycle reports. Once completed, the new cycle track —…
Afloat.ie adds the above 3-D visualisation of the proposed development at Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey was commissioned by the campaign group, Bulloch Harbour Preservation Association. The BHPA commissioned graphic artist, Dan O'Neill, with the support of an architect, to translate the developer's plans which are currently under planning application.
#BullochHarbour - A major campaign in Dalkey is under way to stop what has been described as the ‘Costa del Sol’ style development at Bulloch Harbour in south Dublin. As The Irish Times writes on the eve of its 200th…
Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey where there are plans to develop the former premises of Western Marine chandlery with a larger mixed development block (three-storeys) of luxury apartments and marine shop units. In addition to three houses (three-storeys) at the rear of site along the scenic coastal location in south Dublin.
#BullochHarbour - Concerned residents and marine users of Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey, Co. Dublin are to hold a public meeting tomorrow (Thurs. Jan.5th) over a proposed mixed development at a sensitive coastal site of the former premises of Western Marine, writes…
Shane Ross was responding to a strongly-worded attack on the company in the Dáil Richard Boyd Barrre
#PortTransfer - Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said the transfer of the Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company to local authority control is taking too long, writes The Irish Times. “Dún Laoghaire is certainly the slowest of these ports that will…
Afloat Update: The tanker Iver Ability 'this morning' departed Dublin Port having stocked up on supplies for 13 seafarers has returned to Dublin Bay (as previously seen at anchorage above) is to spend Christmas at sea
#TankerDublinBay - Lorna Siggins of the Irish Times writes that seafarers are used to spending Christmas at sea, but one ship’s complement in Irish waters will have a more unusual experience than most. Some 13 crew on board the 129-metre…
Developers' Impression of proposal at Bulloch harbour
#BullochHarbour – Plans to redevelop the former Western Marine site at Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey in south Dublin, with a mixed development of houses, a café and shops are centre stage to a mounting campaign led by local opponents, writes Jehan…
A video grab of the two INSS 1720s in last weekend's DBSC Turkey Shoot last weekend. See video below.
You would be forgiven for thinking that in the marine industry, especially with a business that is mostly on the water, that the winter would be long and dark with little activity. This Autumn has been one of the busiest for…
SPOT THE 'SEAL': Bulloch Harbour and namesake castle built in the 12th century by Cistercian Monks, overlooks the south Dublin Bay working harbour in Dalkey. Asides planning permission sought for a mixed development property scheme at the former premises of Western Marine, other developments to improve marine facilities of the harbour took place in recent months. Also above is Northwestern I, the only large inshore fishing boat based in the harbour which is popular for anglers hiring boats in the summer out to waters off Dalkey Island.
#BullochHarbour – Afloat in October reported of a planning application for a mixed development scheme at the former premises of Western Marine at Dalkey’s Bulloch Harbour, whose waters are under pilotage district of Dublin Port Company, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
As Dublin City Council debates floatels, a five star cruise ship such as the SunBorn flotel in Canary Wharf, London is envisaged for Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#Floatels - The idea of floatels is still been worked out by Dublin City Council as it decides whether to move ahead with the idea of this concept of homes on big boats for students, workers or tourists.  As the Dublin…
DUN LAOGHAIRE HARBOUR 200TH: Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor at the Bicentenary Steering Group held in the historic Harbour Lodge Boardroom
#Bicentenary - Minister for Jobs & Innovation Mary Mitchell O'Connor today became Patron of the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary programme. Convening in the historic Harbour Lodge in Dun Laoghaire, the Minister met members of the Steering Group, which includes the…
Dun Laoghaire harbour – Ireland's marine leisure capital where pooling yacht club resources will be key to the future growth of the sport
Combining efforts and pooling resources are key to securing the future of yacht racing from Dun Laoghaire’s legacy waterfront clubs, writes David O’Brien Welcome to Dun Laoghaire, the cradle of world yacht racing. It's here that the modern rules for…
The Dun Laoghaire waterfront building was closed as a ferry terminal in 2015
#DLHarbour - The Irish Times is reporting that the former ferry terminal at St Michael’s Pier in Dun Laoghaire is available to rent. A 10-year lease at €215 per square metre is being quoted by letting agent Lisney for the…

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