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Kilrush Marina Gets Overhaul For 2015 Season, Channel Dredging To Commence in April
#kilrushmarina – Work on lock gates at Kilrush marina on the Shannon Estuary was completed in March, just in time for the first sail of the year over St Patricks weekend. The 120 berth Kilrush Marina has recently been undergoing…
Annual Sea Lock Maintenance Completed at Whitehaven Marina
Whitehaven Marina on the on the North West Coast of England and convenient for Irish boaters has completedits annual Sea Lock maintenance in readiness for the coming summer season. The lock gates, that have successfully protected the marina and the 400…
Edinburgh Marina Set to Lead Scottish Marine Tourism Growth
#marinas – Edinburgh Marina - the 400 berth marina, residential, retail and spa hotel development that will be the focal point of Granton Harbour's regeneration, is set to be at the forefront of Scottish Marine Tourism's strategic growth, as announced…
Royal Cork Retains Five Gold Anchor Marina Status
#royalcork – Royal Cork Yacht Club has retained its Five Gold Anchor Marina award as well as an ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) Clean Marina Award. The Royal Cork became the first Yacht Club in Ireland to be…
New Marina For Arklow, County Wicklow
#arklowberths –In a further boost for marine lesiure and the necklace of Irish marinas around the coast, the 'Garden County' has announced 20 new berths for Arklow Harbour. It's a bid, says Arklow Harbourmaster Paul Ivory, 'to generate tourism and providing…
Cove Sailing Club Marina at Whitepoint To Open in Cork Harbour in 2015
#corkharbour – Cove Sailing Club will finally have a home in Cork Harbour and Cobh town will get a marina, according to Commodore of Cove Sailing Club Adrian Tyler on Friday. The new Cork Harbour marina facility adds another important…
Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club 30–Berth Pontoon Will Attract Visiting Boats to Waterford
#tourism – A new Dungarvan pontoon facility to provide short term temporary berthing on the Copper coast in West County Waterford has been opened. The facility opened by Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club will provide berthing for approximately 30 berths on…
Kilmore Quay Marina Marine Fuel Oil System Now Operational
#dieselforboaters – The problem of lack of fuel supplies around the Irish coast just got a little bit easier with the news that the popular south coast marina at Kilmore Quay in County Wexford has installed a new diesel fuel oil…
Tourism Boost As Kinsale Yacht Club Marina Achieves YHA Five Gold Anchor Award
#marina – Kinsale Yacht Club (KYC) marina, recently announced as the starting point of the new tourism initiative, "The Wild Atlantic Way", has been awarded Five Gold anchor accreditation by the International Yacht Harbour Association (YHA). The Atlantic way is…
New Marina On Lough Ramor Opens This Saturday
#IrishMarinas - The official opening of the new Ramor Watersports Club Marina will take place this Saturday 30 November. Cavan county manager Jack Keys will handle the official duties from 2pm at the new marina facility on the shores of…
Waterford Marinas Get Funding For Upgrades
#IrishMarinas - Three marinas in Waterford are due for upgrades after Marine Minister Simon Coveney gave approval for nearly half a million euro for capital works projects in the sector. As Build.ie reports, the funding will go towards three schemes…
Fortunate Sun Joins Bikini Registered Motoryacht to List of Poolbeg Marina Visitors
#MotorYacht – The impressive 177 foot charter motoryacht M.Y. Fortunate Sun is paying a visit to Poolbeg Marina, Dublin Port and as previously reported she called last week to Cork City Marina, writes Jehan Ashmore. Constructed with a steel-hull the…
Luxury 54m Motoryacht Visits Cork City Marina
#Motoryacht - Luxury motoryacht M.Y. Fortunate Sun which has luxurious accommodation for 10 guests and 12 crew docked at the Port of Cork's City Marina yesterday, writes Jehan Ashmore. As previously reported, the 851 gross tonnes vessel on a call…
Marina Approval Secured for River Hamble Project
#marina – The Royal Southern Yacht Club and Royal Air Force Yacht Club have been successful in securing Harbour Works Consent, Planning Permission and a Marine Licence for the development of the proposed Prince Philip Yacht Haven on the River…
Four Marinas Awarded Eco Blue Flags at Dun Laoghaire Ceremony
#blueflag – Three marinas from a necklace of up to 70 facilties of marinas, jetties and pontoons around the coast have been awarded An Taisce Blue flag for 2013. An inland marina on Lough Ree on the River Shannon also…
#marinas – Dinny McGinley TD Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht welcomed the approval by his colleague Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture Food and Marine, of the development of a Small Craft Harbour…

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