Author Archive | Mary Daly

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Cool Route is an International Winner

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has scooped an Atlantic Project Award for its work in leading the Cool Route project. This year’s Atlantic Project Awards were presented today (October 23rd) at a prestigious ceremony at the  5th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Vigo, Spain. The Atlantic Project Awards, established in 2016, are designed to honour […]

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New Facilities Open at Rathmullan Pier, Donegal

Rathmullan in north Donegal, was a hive of activity on Friday evening last, 1st June as the official opening of the new Rathmullan public conveniences, information hub and changing rooms at what was once known as the Old Potato Store site got under way. This new building transformed this well known site into a welcoming space for […]

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Cool Route to Visit Cork

Cool Route Project Partners will attend a project meeting which will take place this week in the Port of Cork offices, hosted by project lead partner Cork Institute of Technology. The Cool Route Cruising Ground, described in the International Yachting Press as the World’s Most Adventurous Cruising Ground, is one of the most attractive coastlines […]

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Tórshavn Welcomes Start of Season

  The 22nd of March marked the beginning of the summer in Tórshavn. While still early in terms of calendar days, the Port of Tórshavn (a partner in the Cool Route Project) positioned the foreign guest pontoons in its prime location, thus signalling the start of the season 2018. ‘The past couple of years we have […]

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Take the Cool Route Voyage on YouTube

The Cool Route project have just completed a video high-lightening the Cool Route as new and unique, a route that is challenging but very diverse and rewarding, a route that is different from traditional sailing routes and covers northern regions that have cooler weather conditions but also some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery. So […]

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Cool Route attend boot Düsseldorf

The Cool Route Project was delighted to exhibit and promote the route at this year’s Boot Dusseldorf in Germany. Boot Dusseldorf tradeshow set records this year with 1,923 exhibitors from 68 different countries presenting yachts, boats and accessories for all water sports activities. There were crowds of people in the 16 exhibition halls and boot […]

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Cool Route Partner, Royal Cork wins Marina of the Year

Cool Route partner, Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven, Co. Cork  have been announced as the winners of the prestigious, NMU International Marina of the Year 2018 at The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) NMU Marina of the Year Awards at the London Boat Show. Now in their fifth year, the Awards, sponsored in 2018 by […]

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Cool Route Partner, Donegal County Council gets the go ahead for new Marine Project

Cool Route partner, Donegal County Council understands the importance of continuing to develop and promote Donegal as a quality marine tourism destination on the Wild Atlantic Way. Targeted involvement in EU projects with partnership networks across Europe is a vital way of ensuring that Donegal is at the forefront when EU funding becomes available for […]

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Glasgow Caledonian University engage with Marine Businesses

The Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University is the Cool Route partner responsible for Work package 3- Technical Design, Safety and Logistics, have engaged in several events throughout Scotland in the past few months, liaising with marine businesses and regional organisations. Mr. Giancarlo Fedeli, Principal Investigator for the Cool Route at GCU stated, “As we are […]

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Record Year in Torshavn

This summer turned out to be another record year for sailing yachts in Port of Torshavn – a proud participant of the Sail Cool Route project. Whether it is the pristine scenery, its unique location or just a convenient stopover, is left unsaid, however, ever since the introduction of the Cool Route project started a […]

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