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€3,000 and Counting for Foynes Yacht Club Darkness Into Light Charity Sail

16th May 2023
The Foynes Yacht Club Sail for Darkness into Light fleet on the Shannon Estuary on May 6th
The Foynes Yacht Club Sail for Darkness into Light fleet on the Shannon Estuary on May 6th

Foynes Yacht Club on the Shannon Estuary continues to receive donations ten days after completing its charity Sail for Darkness into Light. 

"To date, we have collected nearly €3,000, but donations are still coming in, so the final figure will be issued when all monies are counted",  Patricia McCormack, Foynes Yacht Club, Vice-Commodore, told Afloat.

"There was a great turnout on the 6th of May. An early start but for a great cause", she added.

After the fundraising sail, the Foynes Yacht Club fleet returned to the clubhouse for breakfast.

Published in Shannon Estuary Team

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Shannon Foynes Port Information

Shannon Foynes Port (SFPC) are investing in an unprecedented expansion at its general cargo terminal, Foynes, adding over two-thirds the size of its existing area. In the latest phase of a €64 million investment programme, SFPC is investing over €20 million in enabling works alone to convert 83 acres on the east side of the existing port into a landbank for marine-related industry, port-centric logistics and associated infrastructure. The project, which will be developed on a phased basis over the next five years, will require the biggest infrastructure works programme ever undertaken at the port, with the entire 83 acre landbank having to be raised by 4.4 metres. The programme will also require the provision of new internal roads and multiple bridge access as well as roundabout access.