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Clare Island Hosts Raft-Building Championships Over August Bank Holiday
#MaritimeFestivals - If you’re looking for a buzzing destination to spend the August bank holiday weekend, consider Clare Island in Co Mayo for the first Raft Building Championships, which promises seaside festival fun for all ages. The organisers at Clare…
Maritime Activities Programme at the Wexford Maritime Festival
#WexfordMaritimeFestival –As the Wexford Maritime Festivals (27-20 June) gets underway tomorrow, the festival has many events lined-up for all to enjoy until this Sunday. As reported on, one of the largest such festivals now in its third year since…
Wexford Maritime Festival, One of Ireland's Largest Sea Themed Events, Starts on June 27
#maritimefestival – Beachgoers to Curracloe today enjoyed the spectacle of 'Two men in a boat' as the launch for Wexford Maritime Festival got underway. The Wexford Maritime Festival was established in 2012 to celebrate Wexford's rich maritime heritage and culture…
Dun Laoghaire's In Bloom For James Joyce Celebrations
#Festivals - A host of events are lined up in Dun Laoghaire to celebrate Bloomsday leading up to the day itself next Monday 16 June. Three days of Bloomsday Breakfasts begin on Saturday 14 June, but the fun lasts all…
Maritime Themed Events At West Cork's Literary Festival, Bantry
#maritimefestival – There will be a number of maritime themed events at the 2014 West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry, Co. Cork which runs from Monday, July 7th to Friday, July 11th with many free events. On Friday July 11th…
Hop Onto the 'Hopper' at the Irish Maritime Festival
#IrishMaritimeFestival– In addition to all those tallship's at the Irish Martime Festival (13,14,15 June) in Drogheda Port, another classic vessel, 'Hebble Sand' a grab-hopper dredger built in 1963 will be open to the public. The 757 tonne veteran at more…
Tall Ships Descend on Dublin’s Fair City Ready for ‘Riverfest’
#TallShipsDublin2014 – It's that time of year again, as the second Dublin Port 'Riverfest' gets underway over this June Bank Holiday weekend (31 May-2 June), and already in port are a flotilla of almost ten tallships lining the Liffey quays,…
Sea Sessions Schedule Takes Shape As Bundoran Gets Ready To Rock
#Surfing - Organisers of the 2014 Sea Sessions Surf and Music Festival have just announced details of their programme for 27-29 June. Joining a number of top music acts will be some of the best competitors on the international circuit…
New River Shannon Festival Named in Honour of Limerick Sailor, Pat Lawless
#shannon – A new festival named in honour of a Limerick man who famously completed a solo circumnavigation of the world will take place along the banks of the River Shannon in Limerick City on Sunday June 8th next. Organised…
Dublin's Riverside Maritime Festival Programme, A Wealth of Seafaring Events
#riversidefestival – Dublin Port Company and the Docklands Business Forum today launched Dublin Port's 2014 "Riverfest" – Ireland's premier riverside and sailing festival. The festival, which is in its second year, will take place over the June bank holiday weekend (Saturday…
Ocean to City – Cork's Maritime Festival Celebrates Ten Years Next Week
#corkharbour – Celebrating ten years, the Ocean to City Maritime Festival returns for the ultimate oceanic urban experience and a programme of exciting events for the June Bank Holiday Weekend. Taking place in Cork Harbour, one of the largest natural…
Seaweed the Main Theme at This Weekend's Burren Slow Food Festival
#maritimefestival – Food critic Sally McKenna, TV chef Darina Allen and food writer Dr. Prannie Rhatigan are among the participants in the 2014 Burren Slow Food Festival, which takes place tomorrow and Sunday. Supported by the Burren & Cliffs of…
Red Arrows To Perform at LegenDerry Maritime Festival
#clipperrace – The world-famous Red Arrows will take to the skies over the North West Coast of Ireland at the end of June with their display of daredevil aerial manoeuvres, to bring a spectacular close to the 2014 LegenDerry Maritime…
Dublin Summer Festival Welcomes First International Wakeboarding Championship
#MaritimeFestival – The Docklands Summer Festival, which this year is sponsored by Waterways Ireland, is a celebration of the Grand Canal Dock next weekend (17-18 May) and where entertainment and competitions are held on the water and on dry land.…
Seaweed Theme in Burren Slow Food Festival
#slowfood – Food critic Sally McKenna, TV chef Darina Allen and food writer Dr. Prannie Rhatigan are among the participants in the 2014 Burren Slow Food Festival, details of which were announced today. Supported by the Burren & Cliffs of…
Classic Planes Debut At Bray Air Display This Summer
#Festivals - If you enjoyed last year's FlightFest on the River Liffey, mark Sunday 20 July on your calendars - as organisers have announced details of this year's Bray Air Display. The Hunter, the Sabre, the Yaks and the Vampires…

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