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The patrol boat HMY Helga which became LE Muirchú as pictured above
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#1916maritime - The Winter lecture 2015/16 season of the Glenua Sailing Centre concludes with a lecture entitled: ‘Maritme Aspects of the 1916 Rising’ by Dr Edward Bourke. The illustrated lectures will take place on Thursday 14 April (20:00hrs) at the…
As part of the 1916 Rising maritime themed lecture programme: Dr. John Treacy will present his talk: The Silent Shore, The AUD, Roger Casement and Banna Strand.
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#1916Lectures – On this centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a series of lectures themed on the lesser known maritime aspects of the rising continue to be held at the National Maritime Museum of Ireland. The second of the seven…
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#DoubleLecture - The Winter lecture 2015/16 season of the Glenua Sailing Centre continues with a double lecture programme at the March meeting entitled: ‘The Sea From Two Perspectives’. The illustrated lectures will take place on Thursday 3 March (20:00hrs) at the…
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#1916Lectures – A series of 1916 Easter Rising themed lectures on the lesser known maritime aspects of the rising accompanied by a specially produced exhibition will be held in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire. As its contribution…
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#Lecture - The Winter lecture season of the Glenua Sailing Centre continues with the February lecture, ‘George Forbes –Longford’s Forgotten Admiral’. The illustrated lecture to be presented by Joe Varley next Thursday 4th February (20:00hrs) takes place at the Poolbeg…
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#Lecture - The Winter lecture 2015/16 season of the Glenua Sailing Centre continues with this year’s first lecture, ‘Solo from Brittany to Guadeloupe The Story of the Mini-Transat 2015’. Tom Dolan will present an illustrated lecture on Thursday 21 January…
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#SeafarersCommemorations -The Maritime Institute of Ireland which organises the annual Dublin Ecumenical Memorial Commemoration Service for seamen lost at sea will be held this Sunday, 15th November. A second service takes place in Cork the following weekend, see details below.…
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#LectureNWpassage - The Winter lecture 2015/16 season of the Glenua Sailing Centre continues with this month’s lecture, ‘Sailing the Northwest Passage’ next Thursday, 12 November. Sibéal Turraoin will present an illustrated lecture at 20.00 held at the Poolbeg Yacht &…
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A fundraiser for a Maritime Museum in Howth will feature the sinking of the RMS Tayleur on Lambay in 1854. Howth locals are endeavouring to open the museum and have a packed afternoon planned on 14th November at the Abbey Tavern with…
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#PolarLectures - The Nautical Institute Ireland Branch and the Irish Institute of Master Mariners are pleased to present a lecture by: Captain David (Duke) Snider FNI FRGS on The Polar Code and Ice Navigation. The lectures take place this month…
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#LectureLusitania - The Winter lecture 2015/16 season of the Glenua Sailing Centre resumes with the return to the venue of the Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Ringsend, Dublin, this Thursday, 1st October at 8pm. The topic for this season’s opening…
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#Women&TheSea - Almost a month ago Afloat reported on the forthcoming Women and the Sea Symposium which is a ticketed event held this week on the Friday 25th and Saturday 26th September. In advance of the lecture (see more details…
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#Symposium: Women and the Sea, begins with a free public lecture on the night of the 25 September. This is to be followed the next day with a ticketed Symposium held on 26th September. Both events are to held in…
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#MaritimeMaps - The Glas Exhibition 2015 is based on a series of hand-size and hand-made artist books that document 14 sequential harbour locations between the West and East Pier's bordering the sea within Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The books currently on…
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#SeafrontTours- The Seafront Memorials Tour is a free guided tour that is part of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council's annual Summer of Heritage programme. The first tour begins this Sunday 5 July and will be held every Sunday throughout the summer…
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#MusicINmusuem – An evening of baroque music by Galerum Gabrielis is to be held in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 11 June (8:00 pm - 10:00 pm) A wonderful evening of the finest…

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