Meitheal Mara

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Boat-builders working on a currach in Meitheal Mara’s workshop in Cork.

It’s an image familiar to most Irish people – the sight of men carrying a currach on their heads as they walk down to the sea – but it was given a new(...)

Belfast vessel Mamach Mór  is just one of over 200 boats participating in this year’s Ocean to City event. Photograph: Explore Home Photography

A Belfast group is travelling from the Lagan to the Lee this weekend to participate in the Ocean to City Race from Crosshaven at the mouth of Cork Har(...)

Cork harbour: Simon Coveney says the plan offers huge potential benefits not just to Meitheal Mara but also to Cork city and harbour

Maritime heritage group Meitheal Mara has set out a plan to create a maritime hub in Cork harbour involving the establishment of an expanded €500,000(...)

This year’s race will attract nearly 600 participants from around Ireland, England, Holland, France, Portugal and the US, according to its organisers. Photograph:  Aidan Fleming

It may not be gently down the stream, particularly if there’s a southwesterly wind blowing, but that isn’t deterring the rowers from all over Ireland (...)