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#MarineScience - Applications are now open for primary schools that wish to take part in marine-related activities and workshops for the 2015-16 school year as part of the Explorers Education Programme. The programme's new module system, introduced in 2014, "allows…
#Racing - The Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) has cancelled its September Series for 2015 due to poor particpation, with only two boats entering the series. In a statement, the club said: "We cannot in good conscience offer racing…
#Rowing: Ireland’s women’s double and lightweight single sculler Denise Walsh finished their campaigns at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette in France with good performances. Walsh took second in her C Final, 14th overall. She sprinted to the line and…
#RNLI - The new Tramore RNLI D-class lifeboat D-781 will be officially named the Isabella Purchase during a ceremony at the National Lifeguard Training Centre in Tramore on Saturday 12 September at 3pm. The lifeboat will be named during a…
#Rowing: Ireland’s Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll won the B Final of the lightweight pair at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette in France this morning. The Ireland crew took over the lead just before halfway and rowed strong and…
Denmark's Jacob Bliksted Sørensen has successfully completed his 1,000km solo charity kitesurf expedition between Mozambique and Kenya in aid of his campaign, Mission: Safe Ocean. Setting off from Pemba, Mozambique, Jacob took 24 days to kitesurf the 1,000km distance along…
#roundireland – American yachtsman George David, the owner of one of the world's fastest yachts, has his sights on the Round Ireland Yacht Race record and intends to compete in the 2016 Irish offshore race, according to Wicklow Sailing Club organisers. In a written…
#Surfing - Irish-American big wave surfing star Garrett McNamara is the first big name speaker announced for Sligo's Surf Summit this coming November. According to SportsNewsIreland, the man who set the record for the biggest wave ever surfed in 2012 – and broke his own record…
#Diving - An ultra-lightweight breathing apparatus for divers has won its young inventor the Irish James Dyson Award for 2015. As Silicon Republic reports, Cathal Redmond, a student at the University of Limerick, took the €2,500 prize for his 'Express Dive' invention. The…

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