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Re: The Harbour

Postby cambria49 » Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:01 pm

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Re: The Harbour

Postby Rocker » Fri May 15, 2015 2:35 pm

Here is a list of dates for cruise ships landing at Dún Laoghaire in 2015

http://dlharbour.ie/cruise-schedule/
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Re: The Harbour

Postby Sinead » Fri May 15, 2015 8:10 pm

There is great earning potential there for the town. 85% will
disembark - if quality shops, tourist information, Wi-Fi, post office
and duty free were set up at the Tender Docking point profits
could be made. Shops in the town should do a 'discount book'
to entice visitors to their premises.
Add to this the value of tours to the general Irish economy,
cruise ship passengers will bring buying power to our shores.

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Re: The Harbour

Postby Denis Cromie » Mon May 18, 2015 12:14 pm

As I said before the Cruise Ships can only bring opportunities to the Town and it's up to Dun laoghaire people to make the best of them.
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Re: The Harbour

Postby Strum » Sun Jul 19, 2015 3:09 pm

Can you clear somthing up for me folks. Remember Mullet in the Harbour, looked like small sharks that would feed off the surface? My old man told me to not bother trying to catch them because they were like catfish, surface and bottom feeders and because of that you couldn't catch them with hooks and bait because they had no interest and even if you did apparently the hook would tear through their soft lips, and he also said they were inedible anyway.
Then I was watching Master Chef during the week and the contestants had to go work in a 3 star restaurant for a day. Anyway the most popular dish on the menu was Mullet, just looked them up and they look nothing like the lads that used to hang about in the harbour.

This is a google image of Mullet. So what's the story, were they actually Mullet in the Harbour?


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Re: The Harbour

Postby skins » Sun Jul 19, 2015 4:18 pm

I thought that they were Red Mullet, Strum?
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Re: The Harbour

Postby Strum » Sun Jul 19, 2015 4:48 pm

skins wrote:I thought that they were Red Mullet, Strum?



Nah not them Skins, the others were grey. I think I caught on or two of those red ones off the west pier though. You could catch some mad looking things down there cause they would get caught up in nets and get thrown into the harbour off the coal pier where they were sorted. Probably still happens these days.


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Re: The Harbour

Postby grammer » Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:12 pm

If you look at the harbour mouth webcam
Howth looks as tho' its covered in snow.
Calling Dancer what did you do over there????? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

http://dlharbour.ie/weather/
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Re: The Harbour

Postby Dancer » Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:01 am

grammer wrote:If you look at the harbour mouth webcam
Howth looks as tho' its covered in snow.
Calling Dancer what did you do over there????? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

http://dlharbour.ie/weather/


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Re: The Harbour

Postby Sinead » Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:47 pm

Keep them over there Dancer, we don't need them over here.

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Re: The Harbour

Postby Rocker » Sun Aug 23, 2015 12:01 pm

Heard manchan Magan with George Hook on FM106 talking about a selection of Lighthouses to visit. Great stuff. Love Manchan and his travelling.

http://www.newstalk.com/Travel:-Five-in ... nd-Ireland

http://www.manchan.com/index.html
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