About Meitheal Mara – Community Boatyard Cork

Meitheal Mara (meh-hal ma-ra) translates roughly as ”Workers of the Sea”.
Meitheal can be translated as “community” and Mara literally means “of the sea” in Irish.

Founded in 1993, Meitheal Mara is a community boatyard in the heart of Cork City, a registered charity and training centre.

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Meet our management team

Cathy Buchanan

General Manager

Seamus O'Brien

Boatyard Manager

Clare Hayden

Bádóireacht Manager

Joya Kuin

Event Manager

Sean Cunningham

Accountant

Seamus O'Sullivan

Assistant Boatyard Manager

News

TEST SITE Project: Belfast Trusses

Meitheal Mara recently collaborated with architect Ailbhe Cunningham and artist Aoife Desmond on their project TEST SITE. Based on Kyrl’s Quay in Cork City, the site of a former sawmill, this project project brought together Read more…