Archive for the Boating Category

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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JUST-PROPERTY proud sponsors of St Patricks Rowing Club

JUST-PROPERTY proud sponsors of St Patricks Rowing Club

Justin Coughlan Managing Director Just-Property, The Docklands, is Proud to announce a new main sponsorship of St Patricks Rowing Club. We have a long standing tradition in the Docklands community since our company commenced trading in Ringsend in 2000. With […]

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Casting of the Spear in Dublin Bay

Casting of the Spear in Dublin Bay

The new Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mícheál Mac Donncha, took part in the annual Casting Of The Spear ceremony on July 18th, a tradition dating back 529 years and the first official duty for the Lord Mayor as Honorary Admiral […]

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Making a big Splash!

Making a big Splash!

A familiar moment for many out there I’m sure…It’s a Monday morning in Dublin 4 and the rain is lashing down and your mode of transport to work was in a worse state than you were when you tried to […]

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Port Life Exhibition

Port Life Exhibition

Port Perspectives, an exhibition of artworks by Community Drawing Clubs and City Schools in Dublin, was launched by Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha at the Hugh Lane Gallery on July 4th. The exhibition was supported by Dublin Port […]

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Riverfest Success Continues

Riverfest Success Continues

Dublin Riverfest 2017 is already a fading but beautiful memory for the many visitors who made their way to what has become a major celebration of sailing and maritime activities in the city. Once again the festival, now in its […]

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Stella Maris’ regatta celebrates 80 years

Stella Maris’ regatta celebrates 80 years

Stella Maris Rowing Club hosted their annual regatta on July 16th. This year, the event was sponsored by Dublin Port Company in recognition of the club’s 80th anniversary. After a slight delay at the start, a great day’s racing was […]

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