Lorna Siggins When a replica of an Iron Age logboat is launched for the first time on Lough Corrib today
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
For people strolling Lapp’s Quay and Albert Quay in Cork the long boats knifing through the water, crews paddling furiously, are a familiar sight.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
Migrants and asylum seekers from as far away as Sri Lanka, South Africa and Pakistan are ‘connecting’ with Ireland through the iconic currach.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
A maritime heritage organisation based in Cork city has published a strategic plan to meet the increasing interest in traditional boats such as currachs.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
THERE hasn’t been as varied exploration of the River Lee since St Finbarr came down from Gougane Barra in the seventh century and founded the city of Cork.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
ALMOST 500 rowers participated in an annual rowing race from Crosshaven to Cork city over the weekend which kick started the maritime festival atmosphere for the summer.
Mon, 14 Jun, 2010
A LONGBOAT washed ashore in west Cork more than 200 years ago is being brought back to life by a project to help young rowers preparing for international competition.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2007
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