All Blog Posts Tagged 'maritime' (5)

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Underwater Life Off Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way waters are alive with all kinds of marine creatures ... with their own interesting stories to tell.…


Added by Wild Atlantic Way on September 9, 2015 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Sinking Into Oblivion

The captain was on the bridge of the ship when he saw the track of the torpedo about 300 feet away, but by then it was too late.

Pictured, the SS Arabic sinking (Image: Illustrated London…


Added by David Lawlor on August 14, 2015 at 8:30pm — 19 Comments

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Boats of the Wild Atlantic Way: The Legacy Lives On

This weekend hundreds of Galway Hooker boats will gather for racing and celebrations at Cruinníu na mBád Festival in Kinvara, Galway. These boats have been used on the Wild Atlantic Way for over 200 years. …


Added by Wild Atlantic Way on August 12, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Tory Island - The Secret Kingdom

Steeped in mythology and folklore, Tory Island stands roughly 9 miles off the coast of Donegal in the Wild Atlantic Way's north west. Arriving there by boat, you might be lucky enough to be met by the charismatic figure of Patsy Dan Rogers, the locally elected King of the island. …


Added by Wild Atlantic Way on August 10, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

History Comes Ashore in Sligo

You can imagine my surprise when I saw a large piece of wood washed up on Streedagh Strand recently. (For more information on the ongoing discoveries at Streedagh Strand go to Grange Armada Development Association …


Added by The Last Torch on February 22, 2015 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

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