Cool Route Partners meeting in Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 25th and 26th. April

Cool Route Partners are busy making preparations for a meeting of the Project Steering Committee and Stakeholders Workshop on the 25th. and 26th. April. Partner representatives will be traveling from Norway, the Faroe Islands, Scotland, Northern Ireland , Donegal and Cork to the meeting, which is hosted by project partner the Royal Cork Yacht Club. […]


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Making Waves On-Line

‘Making Waves On-line’ was the title of the conference held in Greenock on Thursday 23rd March at the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock. The event, part of the Scottish Tourism Week Programme 2017, was opened by Gavin McDonagh, Chariman of Sail Scotland.  The introduction was followed by a series of interesting talks on the state of […]


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Cool Route Workshop for Coastal Enterprises

A Cool Route workshop for Coastal Enterprises will take place in the Carrigaline Court Hotel on Wednesday, 26th April 2017.   With summer advancing and up to 30 new marinas and pontoons being developed on the Cool Route in the last two years, the project is turning its focus to coastal enterprises. In fact the […]


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Fáilte Ireland Welcome Standard for the Royal Cork

Cool Route partner, Royal Cork Yacht Club recen tly became the first Yacht Club marina in the country to receive the Fáilte Ireland Welcome Standard accreditation for accommodation on our marinas and facilities. “The Club are delighted to have received this accreditation from Fáilte Ireland and we hope the ‘Welcome Standard’ will help attract even […]


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Donegal – A Gem of a Place

Donegal, which is situated on the Cool Route, has been voted Ireland’s hidden gem by readers of the Irish Independent national newspaper. Readers of the Irish Independent had been asked to nominate their favourite little-known off-the-beaten-track Irish attraction. They picked Donegal as the winner in the ‘Ireland’s Hidden Gem’ category in the inaugural 2017 Reader […]


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Laurentic Centenary Commemoration

SS Laurentic was a British ocean liner of the White Star Line. She was converted to an armed merchant cruiser at the onset of World War I, and sank after striking two mines north of Ireland on 25th January 1917, with the loss of 354 lives. The Laurentic Centenary Commemoration Events will take place along the […]


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Cool Route Partner Royal Cork Yacht Club to host the Irish Cruiser Nationals 2017

Both the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) and the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) have just launched their respective websites for the ICRA National Championships which will take place at the Crosshaven club from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th June. Online entry is now open and available at www.cruiserracing.ie and http://www.royalcork.com. Along with nine National […]


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Partner Profiles – Western Norway Research Institute

The Western Norway Research Institute (Vestlandsforsking) is an assignment-based research institute. It was established on March the 6th, 1985 as a foundation with Sogn and Fjordane county municipality as the founder. The institute is located in Sogndal, by the Sognefjord in the western part of Norway. It has 30 employees and an annual turnover of […]


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