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I publish my blog every Friday. All blogs have been gathered here on pinterest for your convenience. I blog at www.russianside.blogpost.ie

Waterford harbour tides'n'tales
 As I heard it, one day the cot fishermen of Carrick and New Ross and areas in between descen. The Locals, Sailing Ships, Boat, Dinghy, Boats, Sailboat, Tall Ships, Ship

Waterford "Weir Wars"

I was reared on a story about the local weirs. As I heard it, one day the cot fishermen of Carrick and New Ross and areas in between descen...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Duncannon Fort and the Waterford militia James Doherty, Cannon, About Me Blog, Ireland

Duncannon Fort and the Waterford militia

April's guest blog comes from a page regular, my cousin, James Doherty. Today he's talking about a topic that was very much part of...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Remembering Louis C Lee Bus Station, Sailing Ships, To My Daughter, Boat, Dinghy, Boats, Sailboat, Tall Ships

Remembering Louis C Lee

While collecting my daughter from a bus recently I happened across a limestone slab set into the pavement behind the Waterford bus station....

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: The wreck of the SS Hermoine First World, Sailing Ships, Ss, Coast, About Me Blog, Sailboat, Tall Ships

The wreck of the SS Hermoine

There was plenty of drama along the Irish coast in the First World War, some of which was directly played out in the harbour, whilst others...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: The dynamite ship dilema Dilema, Sailing Ships, Liverpool, Mythology, Waves, Boat, History, Painting, Image

The Sparkling Wave dilema

Generally ships in distress receive a welcome in any port, but this was not so with the Liverpool barque Sparkling Wav e. For the ship was...

Jackie Kennedy Onassis: The Surprising Facts You May Not Know About The Former First Lady - Page 17 of 24 - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, John Kennedy Jr., Los Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, Jaqueline Kennedy, Anna Karina, Jane Birkin, Blake Lively, Vogue Paris

JFK Jnr remembered at Woodstown 1967

This months guest blog is by Joe Falvey another long time supporter of the blog and a writer of many excellent articles about our local his...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Cheekpoint's cross About Me Blog

Cheekpoint's cross

A recent Facebook and Twitter post of the Cross on Cheekpoints Green, prompted a large reaction and got several comments particularly from ...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Bill and Teresa's American adventure St Patricks Day, About Me Blog, Adventure, American, Concert, Celebrities, Celebs, Concerts, Adventure Movies

Bill and Teresa's American adventure

This week in a look ahead to the coming St Patrick's day festival I wanted to share this piece which celebrates the hard work and perso...

Those who have looked on the photos depicting the bustling trade on Waterford and New Ross quays in the Century must wonder at the saf. Irish Sea, Seas, 19th Century, January

Carnage on the seas, January 1862

A stormy January in 1862 saw tremendous seas and howling gales that created havoc in the Irish seas and beyond. As ships do, they sat it ou...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Remembering Catherine Meagher About Me Blog, Shit Happens

Remembering Catherine Meagher

I was so looking forward to an event scheduled to happen in Faithlegg graveyard this morning. However, like so many other plans across the...

In recent weeks we've looked closely at the Waterford Steam Navigation Company and their river based service. Niagara Falls, About Me Blog, River, Nature, Naturaleza, Nature Illustration, Off Grid, Rivers, Natural

Barrow Navigation Company

In recent weeks we've looked closely at the Waterford Steam Navigation Company and their river based service. The feedback has been ver...

Waterford Harbour Tides and Tales: Cheekpoint Regatta 1909 Steamer, Paddle, Sailing Ships, Boat, River, Dinghy, Boats, Sailboat, Rivers

The Paddle Steamer Ida

Last week we looked at the river services operated by the Waterford Steamship Company. This week I wanted to look at the work of one parti...

As a child in Cheekpoint I was told that in the past I could have travelled to Waterford by paddle steamer. Christy Doherty RIP, one of t. Steamer, Paddle, Sailing Ships, The Past, Boat, River, Dinghy, Boats, Sailboat

Waterford Steamship Company river services

As a child in Cheekpoint I was told that in the past I could have travelled to Waterford by paddle steamer. Christy Doherty RIP, one of t...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Castaways of the SS Beemsterdijk Dunmore East, Red Cross Volunteer, Floating Hotel, Local Hotels, Abandoned Ships, Free Travel, Rafting, Photo Credit, Holland

Castaways of the SS Beemsterdijk

When the 42 man crew of the Dutch owned SS Beemsterdijk departed Greenock for Cardiff in January 1941 none of them could have known that a...

Waterford Harbour tides'n'tales: Captain Richard J. Captain Hat

Captain Richard J. (Dick) Farrell 1897 – 1993

In our first guest blog 2018, Brendan Grogan brings us this wonderful summary of the life and maritime career of Captain Richard Farrell. C...

Over the past month I have commenced a new part time role with Faithlegg House Hotel . Under the direction of the hotels senior management. Senior Management, Spiral, About Me Blog

Faithlegg Spire - a spire that spiralled out of control

Over the past month I have commenced a new part time role with Faithlegg House Hotel . Under the direction of the hotels senior management...