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Link to Lusitania returns to the Irish Sea after a 21-year restoration

Tim Magennis & Gillian Mills 

Sailing through Dalkey Sound on Ireland’s east coast in a fresh southerly breeze (July 25), en route from her Connemara base to her original Isle of Man home of Peel, was the splendidly restored former Nobby fishing boat, Aigh Vie (‘Good luck’ in Manx Gaelic), owned by Dublin blacksmith and noted classic boat enthusiast, Paddy Murphy.

Link to Lusitania returns to the Irish Sea after a 21-year restoration

July 25, 2018/by Guest Writer

Scattery Island awarded European Destination of Excellence

April 1, 2018/by Guest Writer

Haulbowline Lighthouse centenary commemoration

November 7, 2016/by Guest Writer

Inaugural King’s Island river race

October 6, 2016/by Guest Writer

Ilen journeys closer to open water

August 25, 2016/by Guest Writer

Ilen documentary film wins international award

November 4, 2015/by Guest Writer

Ireland’s last traditional sailing ship tacks ever closer to the sea

April 8, 2015/by Guest Writer

Shackleton – By Endurance we Conquer

January 12, 2015/by Guest Writer

Kinsale Harbour: A History

July 5, 2014/by Guest Writer

Exploring our maritime heritage

October 30, 2013/by Guest Writer

Centenarian vessels still sailing hard in Norwegian waters

September 30, 2013/by Guest Writer

A ‘preserved’ Asgard is unveiled to the public but continues to prompt debate

February 5, 2013/by Guest Writer

Warships, U-Boats and Liners: A guide to shipwrecks mapped in Irish waters

November 30, 2011/by Guest Writer

Recreating history that goes back over a Millennium

November 23, 2011/by Guest Writer

Clare Traditional Boat and Currach Study 2008

February 2, 2009/by Guest Writer

Vikings on the starboard bow

July 23, 2008/by Guest Writer

Rathcoursey hookers: gone but not forgotten

April 28, 2008/by Guest Writer

Hobbling has turned to skiff racing in Dublin Bay

November 30, 2007/by Guest Writer

Steeped in history and sailing into the future

July 25, 2007/by Guest Writer

The river cots of the southeast coast

July 23, 2007/by Guest Writer

The skin boat tradition in Ireland

March 31, 2007/by Guest Writer

Bright future for 19th century ‘mariners’ church

February 28, 2007/by Guest Writer

Bantry Bay longboat for Cork City

August 31, 2006/by Guest Writer

Clare Island Survey Past & Present

August 18, 2005/by Guest Writer

Irish maritime history sails by

July 9, 2005/by Guest Writer

Safeguarding Ireland’s maritime heritage

April 20, 2005/by Guest Writer