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The Irish Cruising Club
Cruising under sail along the coasts of Ireland has a long and colourful history, but it was not until 90 years ago, in 1929 that the Irish Cruising Club was brought into being.  Although the Irish Cruising Club has no premises of its own, it is essentially based around a membership in Ireland cruising the Irish coast, its activities have always included a significant outward-looking element.

At the founding of the ICC in Glengarriff. The three white tops are (left to right) ‘Old Harry’ Donegan, Herbert Wright Senior and ‘Young Harry’ Donegan. Gerald Barry is on the right in the beret, while Billy McBride is at the lower right standing (we hope) in a dinghy

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