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MV Killarney

The MV Killarney formerly a liner tender and excursion boat at Cork has been converted into a bar and restaurant now moored at Dublin Docks.

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Pibroch

The Pibroch lies at the pier in Letterfrack Co Galway.   She is a later type of vessel than the typical Clyde Puffer having been built to carry whisky. The vessel has deteriorated beyond economical repair and has large holes in

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Mary Stanford

Mary Stanford, the Ballycotton Lifeboat renowened for the Daunt Lightship rescue, in Grand Canal Dock.

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Creteboon

The Creteboon was one of a number of concrete vessels built during the first world war at Carlingford Lough.   The creteboon was brought to the Moy estury in the 1930s with the purpose of being used as a blockship to

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Naomh Eanna

The former Aran Islands ferry once owned by CIE is administered by the Nautical Trust and used as floating shops at Hannover Dock in Dublin. )

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Port Lairge

(photo By Tony Brennan) Built in Dublin Dockyard the port Lairge was the Waterford port dredger for nearly a hundred years before she was abandoned nearly 20 years ago in  a wexford backwater.  The ship was powered by steam and

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