Archive for the Boating Category

Ship to shore: Dublin Port wants your opinion!

Ship to shore: Dublin Port wants your opinion!

A recent press release from the Dublin Port Company has revealed that Dublin Port will likely reach its throughput capacity sometime around 2030-2040.

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George’s Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

George's Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

Geneva Pattison In early 2019, Dublin City Council put forward plans to develop a white water rafting facility in George’s Dock. The development plan was passed in December 2019, despite the estimated costs of the build starting at 12 million […]

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City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

New cycleway and Port Museum, development commencing 2021.

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Crossing the Sea

BY Gordon P Kelly III and editor The Poolbeg Yacht club sent us the following story, how a buoy which made a journey from North Carolina to the other side of the Atlantic is now a snug at their yacht […]

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Pride of the Neighbourhood

BY Kathrin Kobus The year 2019 concluded  for St. Patricks Rowing Club with a truly huge award they received at the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny on the 30th of November. The very same day the boats were out on the […]

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Stella’s stellar results

The 2019 rowing season is nearly over just like the summer holidays, and Stella Maris are looking back on an impressive medal haul. “Our Junior Section retained the East Coast Junior Shield – that’s the 7th year on the bounce […]

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Getting the boats out

By Kathrin Kobus One item moved to the top spot on the list of the stuff the kids had to bring to their various summer camps. “Don’t forget the suncream.” It was the same case for the inaugural rowing summer camp […]

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Funding floats Scouts’ boats

Funding floats Scouts’ boats

By Geraldine Smith The tradition of rowing features strongly in the life of members of 4th Port Dodder Sea Scout Group. So when their East Coast skiff was deemed unseaworthy, the group knew they had to do something to ensure the […]

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New Dodder opening bridge

By Alexander Kearney On the 15th February, Dublin City Council held its first public consultation for the proposed Dodder bridge at Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre. The venue itself is within a stone’s throw of where the new bridge will […]

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Chris crossing: from grief to light

Chris crossing: from grief to light

On 4th of June last year, 12 Gardaí and one relative of Chris Byrne, his brother Eugene, undertook the long planned crossing of the Irish Sea from Holyhead back to Dublin in memory of Chris Byrne. Garda Caroline Byrne’s husband […]

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