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Riverfest 2016

Riverfest 2016

The annual Riverfest was a great success this year again. Thousands of people visited and enjoyable moments were captured by Conor McCabe.

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Cargo Maritime Village

Cargo Maritime Village

The Irish Nautical Trust is currently re-establishing plans to provide a purpose-built Enterprise and Training facility in the Docklands area. It is envisioned that the proposal will be included in any future development being planned for the Plot 8 site […]

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Ringsend Regattas – St. Patrick’s and Stella strive for East Coast crown before rowing season closes

Ringsend Regattas -  St. Patrick’s and Stella strive for East Coast crown before rowing season closes

It would be hard to find a more fun-filled family event in Dublin than the regattas hosted by Stella Maris and St. Patrick’s Rowing Club during the month of July. The sight of the skiffs coming down the river past […]

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Skiff racing and the girls of Stella Maris

Skiff racing and the girls of Stella Maris

It’s skiff racing season and once again these small, elegant boats can be seen cutting through the dark waters of the Liffey, powered by teams of dedicated rowers who take to the river daily during the summer months. Skiffs are […]

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The Ministry of Love

The Ministry of Love

Father Derek Harris is a familiar figure to the Liffeyside boating community. Since his retirement eight years ago he has been their go-to guy for baptisms, weddings, divorces, boat blessings and words of wisdom in times of need. Yes, divorces! […]

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A Safe Haven

A Safe Haven

If ever you ever have the pleasure of visiting The Ringsend Registered Fishermen and Private Boat Owners Association, you will hear the members before you see them, laughing and joking in their lair – the Clubhouse – which is located […]

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Return of the 1st Port of Dublin Sea Scouts

Return of the 1st Port of Dublin Sea Scouts

The 1st Port of Dublin Sea Scouts have formally re-opened due to public demand within the community. They are a member of Scouting Ireland, an organisation of over 500 groups and 50,000 members around Ireland, entirely volunteer led and offer […]

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Richie Saunders: a life on the water

Richie Saunders: a life on the water

Richie Saunders is a man who is happy with his lot. As Chairman of St. Patrick’s Rowing Club, he spends his days on the riverside organising club activities or on the water restoring boats that otherwise would be forever lost. […]

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DCC announce further work on local flood defences

DCC announce further work on local flood defences

Dublin City Council has proposed further coastal flood defence measures to counter the effects of future flooding incidents in Dublin 4 coastal areas. The planned works arise from an analysis by DCC of recent flood damage in the Sean Moore […]

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Dublin’s Safe Cycle

Dublin’s Safe Cycle

Dublin City Council’s Safe Cycle event took place on Wednesday June 15th, 2016 during Dublin City Bike week, that ran from June 11th-19th. Crowds met at Grand Canal Quay at 12.00pm for a 5km cycle along a planned route through […]

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