Posts Tagged ‘boats’

February Launch
for Galway Hooker

A transatlantic voyage with a difference is what Steven Mulkerrins has in mind. Now living in Chicago, the 40-year-old carpenter from Connemara is applying finishing touches to a traditional Irish boat – a 47-foot Galway hooker – so that he can fulfill his dream of sailing from America to Ireland in the craft. “It willRead more..

Tug O’ The Heart

The history of the Moran tugboat family, once known as the “Irish Navy” in the Port of New York, is explored by Marian Betancourt. ℘℘℘ To say the Irish had a lot to do with making New York a great maritime port is no blarney! Not only did they do most of the towing, theyRead more..