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Port Oriel (Clogher Head)

Your Comments: 5 Read or add your comments

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Irish Tricolour


53°48.5N 006° 13.5W


AC 0044 Nose of Howth to Ballyquintin Point: AC 1431-1 Approaches to the River Boyne; Imray C62 Irish Sea

Rules & Regulations

None Known



Tidal Data Times & Range

HW is HW Dublin -0020; MHWS 4.8m MHWN 4.3m. There are no figures for LW depths; Two hours after the start of the flood a counter eddy sets up behind Clogherhead and an eastward current of about a knot becomes established across the mouth of the harbour and continues for the rest of the flood and all of the ebb.

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General Description

Contacts: Port Oriel HM  VHF  #16 (C/S “Kilfinor”)  tel  + 353 86 8518818 (Mobile) ... read more


The approach is simple enough and is supported by lead in lights on a bearing of 179°T; ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

As has been said, you will have to berth as convenient for the fishing boats and ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Written by Don Thomson 3 | 8th Sep 2021
I reviewed these notes in September 2021. I have been unable to contact anyone at Clogherhead so the harbour charges may well be out of date. A drone video of the harbour has been added.
Update Summer 2019
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 26th Jul 2019
These notes were reviewed in July 2019. We were unable to contact anyone at Clogherhead to confirm our information but will continue to try.
Written by Don Thomson | 25th Apr 2017
I updated this harbour in April 2017. Only updated the charts - the rest remains the same
Update 2015
Written by dononshytalk | 20th Apr 2015
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2015. Nothing much has happened here but I've removed the note I had about a frozen fish factory as I think it may have turned out to be a sea salt company!
Update December 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 11th Dec 2013
These notes were updated on 11th December 2013. No changes were made
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