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CHRISTMAS SEAS

Kinsale Harbour’s prettiest sights Are when the boats are rigged with lights – Tinsel fore and streamers aft – Sailors decorate their craft, Reflected in the inky seas Like buoyant, bobbing Christmas trees.

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WINDY DAY IN THE HARBOUR

Tumbling paper, slick from chips, Scatters across the quay. The twirling tempest twists and whips Up curls of soupy sea   Which bob amid the boisterous boats Tethered to the pier. They pull against their mooring ropes And bucking prows … Continue reading

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DRAGON GOLD CUP REGATTA, KINSALE, 8th – 14th SEPTEMBER 2012

Polish your Docksides and chill the Bolly, The Yacht Club’s full of mariners  with lolly. The quayside’s a-buzz with boats getting ready; Down the slip ways she goes: look out – hold her steady! Heave Ho! Heave Ho! Hoist the sails … Continue reading

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