New lease for RNLB lifeboat

The former Ballycotton RNLB lifeboat, Mary Stanford, has completed the first part of its long road back to greatness in restoration after it was taken from its watery berth in Dublin back to its home in Cork this week. As reported on afloat.ie by Jehan Ashmore, ‘the 51ft class Barnett-class …

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Kildysart all blocked up

Officials at Foynes Yacht Club on the River Shannon Estuary noted last month that it came to their “attention that the only way into Kildysart, via Kildysart Creek through the north entrance, has become unsafe to navigate due to the build of up silt through the creek. At the moment …

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