Cork 800 celebrations take the Regatta back to Blackrock on the River Lee.

Interview with organiser Arthur McLaughlin about the event.

The prize for winning the regatta is The Leander Trophy, made from solid silver and valued at about £12,000.

The report shows various shots of spectators at the events accompanied by music from the Band of the Curragh Command.

The reporter is Conor Fennell.

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