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A Place Near Heaven
A Year in West Cork
A Place Near Heaven is the story of a calendar year in West Cork, told in month-by-month
Paperback: 192 pages
Damien Enright
Gill & Macmillan
  • Marinas - South
  • Marinas - SW
  • Marinas - E, NE, NW
  • Welsh Marinas
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  • Marinas & Moorings in Ireland (N. & S.) (2)
    Glenarm Marina

    Very friendly, reasonably priced and an ideal jumping off or arrival point to or from the W coast of Scotland.

    Fenit Harbour Marina

    In Tralee Bay, Kerry, just south of the Shannon Estuary. 120 all-tide berths (15 visitors berths). Excellent facilities + disabled access.

    Howth Marina

    Just nine miles N. of Dublin. The website is shared with Howth Yacht Club, many of whose facilities are available to visitors.

    Kilmore Quay Leisure Port and Marina

    New Blue Flag marina run by Wexford county council in co-existence with a thriving fishing harbour. Limited facilities, excellent chandlery.

    Kilrush Marina

    In a sheltered harbour on the 100km long Shannon estuary, with 24 hour access by sea lock. 120 fully serviced pontoon berths.

    Kinsale Marina

    Kinsale yacht Club (SW of Cork) offer temporary membership to visitors. Showers, meals, bar and other usual facilities.

    Lawrence Cove Marina

    Full service marina picturesquely situated on Bere island in Bantry Bay. Pubs, restautants, car ferry to the mainland.

    Lough Swilly Marina, Fahan

    10 minute drive from the City of Derry. The Marina, which is under construction, can at present accommodate up to 200 boats.

    Malahide Marina, Dublin

    A few miles north of Dublin in a designated heritage village. 350 berths, bar, restaurant. Dublin city centre is 25 minutes by train.

    Phennick Cove Marina, Ardglass

    Strangford Lough. Showers, laundry etc. Diesel, gas. 76 berths. Sheltered, plenty of pubs and restaurants, bike hire

    Salve Marine, Crosshaven

    Swinging moorings, fuel and water supplies, full service facilities and mains electricity, boatyard, repairs etc.

    Visitors Moorings on the S & W Coasts of Ireland

    Large, bright yellow buoys labelled VISITOR - 15 Tons. Often in use by local boats. A daily charge of 5.00 may be levied.

    Waterford City Marina

    This facility has brought new life back to Waterford's South Quays. 80 - 90 pontoon berths for residents and visitors. Reasonable rates.

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