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Royal Irish Yacht Leuwin skippered by Henry Leonard was the winner of today's Sigma 33 coastal race to Greystones Harbour. Second was September Song skippere by Maurice O'Connell. Third was Dermot Clarke's Gwilli Two. The race was lead by Gwili Two…
The ‘Real Admiral’ of The RCYC Has Died – The description in the announcement sent to Royal Cork Yacht Club members said it all. Enda O’Riordan was known to everyone who crossed the threshold of the RCYC in Crosshaven, from members to…
BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Extreme Reality (L Balfe), 3. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 2. Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson), 3. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll) CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Wow (George Sisk),…
#Rowing: Ireland crews had three wins at the Home International Regatta at Cardiff Bay in Wales today. The all-Portora senior men’s four of Ryan Ballantine, Cormac McLaughlin, Lloyd Seaman and Barney Rix were victorious, though Ireland’s senior men finished third…
#Contaminated - Drogheda Port Company said it was normal practise to transport shipments of contaminated soil to Rotterdam. Some concerns had been raised when the trucks were spotted driving through Drogheda, last Thursday, with the loads that came from a…
The Sutton Cross Pharmacy Puppeteer 22 National Championship 2016 takes place in Howth Yacht Club over the weekend of the 30th. and 31st. July. This class provides very close midweek racing in HYC, with 20 odd boats out on Tuesdays.…
UK Coastguard launched an air and sea search after a Mayday call was heard late on Friday night near Llandudno in North Wales. Holyhead Coastguard heard a spoken radio Mayday call at 10.45pm on Friday and coordinated a search of…
Organised jointly by the Athlone Branch and the Carrick Branch of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI), the Shannon Boat Rally (1961- 2016) is the most prestigious and well-attended boating event on Ireland’s inland waterways. “The families boating on…
The rise of Finn Lynch into the top ranks of Irish adult dinghy sailing has been meteoric. It was as recently as May 18th in Mexico that he secured the right to become our Olympic Men’s Laser representative in Rio,…
#CargoTerminal - A Wicklow Port regular, cargoship Burhou I, has been involved in assisting construction of a new ferryport, away from routine ‘bread and butter’ cargoes such as round timber, writes Jehan Ashmore. Among the various work related vessels at…
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has confirmed the final Team Ireland squad that will compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this summer. This is Team Ireland’s largest delegation since 1948; 77 athletes, of whom 26 are women, will…
Due to the total lack of winds forecast in the Irish Sea around Dublin and the strong tides, tonight’s ISORA Night Race from Dun Laoghaire has been postponed until 20.00 on Friday 19th August. The decision was taken by the…
The Dublin Bay Sigma 33 fleet hold their coastal race tomorrow from Dun Laoghaire to Greystones marina in what is forecast to be favourable conditions for the novel race. Up to six will compete in the 12–mile race for 'The Night Cap'…
#CliffsofMoher - BreakingNews.ie reports that two tourists are recovering after separate falling incidents at the Cliffs of Moher yesterday (Thursday 21 July).  An Italian woman suffered a serious leg injury on the coastal cliff trail around 10am, while an Australian…
#RNLI - Skerries RNLI launched yesterday afternoon (Thursday 21 July) after Dublin Coast Guard received a call from a vessel that had suffered engine failure near the islands off the North Co Dublin coastal town. The lifeboat launched shortly after…

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