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Welcome to the Irish Maritime WikiProject, a collaboration area and group of editors dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of Irish Maritime, seafaring and inland waterways articles.

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  • To establish a cohesive direction for the collection of articles making up this project
  • To highlight the maritime nature of the island of Ireland on Wikipedia
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Irish maritime issues
  • Create guidelines for articles about Irish maritime issues


The scope of this project is all articles which fall in the Category:Ireland which have a maritime related focus, including, but not limited to:


Maritime Organisations[edit]

Marine related bodies operating in Ireland

Entries with maritime content/interest[edit]

Main Irish Maritime Laws[edit]

  • 1946 Harbours Act
  • 1996 Harbours Act

Irish water craft - Historical/Design/Achievements[edit]

Open tasks[edit]


This is just an informal headcount and directory; no strings attached! Anyone interested can list himself/herself (or others) here alphabetically (there's no leader).

User name Location Interests
Alison Cupertino, California Maritime history, article formatting, administrivia, contributing images
Brendan Donegal & East Lothian History of the Hebrides, Norse-Gaels
BrownHairedGirl White Rose county Administrivia for now, but hope some day to have the energy to work on harbours on the west coat
cambria49 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Irish Sea Passenger and Ro-Ro ferry services
Peter Clarke County Down Shannon-Erne Waterway; Clogherhead; Oriel Wind Farm (offshore); Ilnacullin
Clement Dublin, Ireland Irish maritime history
fenitharbour Tralee Marinas, Kerry coastline. Tralee Bay - History - Irish Marine Legislation
Frelke Surrey, U.K. Commercial shipping (including Irish Shipping Limited) and ports
shtove Dorset Tudor conquest of Ireland
Coolavokig Cork, Ireland Shipping, Ships, Cork Harbour
Gherkin30 London Shipping, Ships, Aviation, London Transport, RAF
RashersTierney Ireland Inland waterways, Marine architecture, Traditional small craft, General history.
Tomh903 Ireland Irish Naval Service.
Smirkybec Dublin, Ireland General Irish Maritime history, article formatting, editing and tidying, working with suitable institutions and organisations to foster involvement, contributing images


Featured content[edit]


New articles[edit]

Please feel free to list your new Irish Maritime-related articles in the Project Log Project log (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page.

Collaboration and review[edit]

Collaboration of the week
Peer review

The project is too small to justify reviews and assessments, until numbers grow we will seek reviews and assessments from other projects and inherit their scores.

To Do List[edit]

and the first item for the "To do list" is to create the list Wikipedia:WikiProject Irish Maritime/to do



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Project banner[edit]

WikiProject Irish Maritime  
This page is within the scope of WikiProject Irish Maritime, a collaborative effort to improve and standardise the content and structure of maritime, seafaring and inland waterways articles associated with the island of Ireland. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks.

Talk pages related to this WikiProject can be tagged with {{WPIrish Maritime}} in order to let people know we exist, so that they can contact us when needed. Note: this banner should not be substituted.

It would be nice to maybe create an invitation template for the talk pages of potential project contributors.


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