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.

For further information on our programmes please click on the links below:

Meitheal Mara Shop

Unique tote bags hand-made by Meitheal Mara from upcycled, durable textiles donated by Acme Blinds, Cork. Each bag is reversible, offering a two-in-one look. Size (approx): 35cm wide, 40cm high.

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    Red and Flowers

    Unique tote bag hand-made by Meitheal Mara from durable and upcycled materials.
    Each bag is reversible, offering a two-in-one look.
    Size (approx): 35cm wide, 40cm high.

    Materials donated by Acme Blinds, Cork.

    Postal orders are dispatched within one week and sent with An Post (6 euro).
    Click and collect orders must be collected from Meitheal Mara on Mondays or Thursdays between 2-5pm only (free).

Meet our management team

Cathy Buchanan

General Manager

Seamus O'Brien

Boatyard Manager

Marie Drew

Programme Support

Clare Hayden

Bádóireacht Manager

Joya Kuin

Event Manager

Sean Cunningham

Accountant

News

July 2020: We’re hiring!

We’re hiring! Come join the team in Meitheal Mara. Four different CE positions are currently available: Workshop Assistant  Water Activities Assistant Administration Assistant Caretaker For more info see here: https://meithealmara.ie/recruitment/