Category Archives: Marine

Revitalising the Trust brand

By | April 24, 2018

You may have seen some speculation regarding the Canal & River Trust’s branding, and this is to confirm that they will be launching their new, revitalised brand on 22 May. After 5 years in which they have successfully established the Trust, they are looking ahead to the wider, significant role to play in enriching lives.… Read More »

Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty aims for Vendee Globe 2020

By | April 24, 2018

Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty has launched a Vendee Globe 2020 campaign, bringing to four the number of Irish sailors now working towards the non–stop solo round–the–world race in two year’s time. “Boat selection, physical training and preparation has begun” says the Howth Yacht Club sailor on his campaign website. He begins his… Read More »

Sustainable seas inquiry launched

By | April 24, 2018

The Environmental Audit Committee launches a new inquiry on the future of our seas – examining how they be protected from climate change, acidification, overfishing and pollution, and how the Government can create a sustainable blue economy. Inquiry: Sustainable seas Environmental Audit Committee In the years ahead there will be a growing global reliance on… Read More »

How sports industry can tackle plastic pollution

By | April 24, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is calling on sports leaders from across the Commonwealth to join the fight against plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. As part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place in London this week, the Environment Secretary is hosting leaders from across the sports sector on board the HMS Belfast… Read More »

Eugene McKiernan RIP

By | April 23, 2018

The Irish boating scene lost one of its great characters early this season. Eugene Mc Kiernan, of Claddy Meadows, Robinstown, Co. Meath, passed away peacefully at home on March 3rd 2018. Eugene lead a life of boats in Ireland, growing up fishing on Cavan’s rivers and lakes, boats were in his blood. Eugene founded Malahide… Read More »