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LÉ James Joyce to Visit Donegal for Rathmullan Community Festival & Regatta

23rd July 2017
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 The second newest OPV90 class / Playwright sister LÉ James Joyce is to visit Rathmullan Pier. Lough Swilly on Sunday 6 August The second newest OPV90 class / Playwright sister LÉ James Joyce is to visit Rathmullan Pier. Lough Swilly on Sunday 6 August Photo: INS

#navy - A Donegal T.D. Joe McHugh has announced LÉ James Joyce is to pay a visit to the county in time for the Rathmullan Community Festival and annual Regatta.

Subject to operational commitments writes the Donegal Now, LÉ James Joyce will set anchor at Rathmullan pier on Sunday August 6, said McHugh.

The festival is scheduled to begin on Saturday August 5 culminating in Regatta Day on Monday August 7.

"I want to thank the Minister with Responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe and the Naval Service for assisting in this visit," said Minister McHugh.

"I'd also like to thank the Naval Service who have agreed to a request from me on behalf of the festival organisers."

The newspaper has more here.

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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