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Below is listing of the lecture programme and times.
12.30 – 1.30 pm. Neutral Ireland's Role in the Sinking of the Bismark, May, 1941. By Dr. Michael Kennedy, Executive Editor, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Royal Irish Academy.
1.30 – 2.30 pm. Traditional Boats of Ireland. - Wooden workboats from all the Maritime Counties of Ireland. By Darina Tully, Lecturer and Maritime Archaeologist.
2.30 – 3.30 pm. Too Many Bags in the Lifeboat. A Lifeboat Tragedy at Bray 1876. By James Scannell, Lecturer and P.R.O of the Old Dublin Society.
3.30 – 4.00pm. Model Boats, A short talk to accompany the exhibition. By Garry Mooney secretary of the Irish Model Boat Club.
4.00 – 5.00 pm. Maritime Guinness, The Ships, Yachts and Barges of the Guinness Dynasty. By Dr. Edward Bourke, Diver, Maritime Historian and Author of "Guinness, the Family, the Business and the Black Stuff"
5.00 – 6.00 pm. Ireland's Armada Heritage. The Story of the Spanish Armada of 1588.The discoveries of the wrecks on the Irish Coast and the recovery of artifacts. By Cormac Lowth, Lecturer, Author and Diver.
For further information contact Barney Yourell Mob: 087 900 7466 No seminar charge – donations accepted
- Dublin Bay News
- Maritime Institute of Ireland
- Irish Model Boat Club
- Dun Laoghaire Club
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- Dun Laoghaire News
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- National Heritage Week
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- Maritime Lecture Seminar
- Sinking of the Bismark
- Traditional Wooden Irish Boats
- Guinness Ships
- Model Boats
- Ireland's Armada Heritage
- Spanish Armada
- Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum
As part of Heritage Week 2010, tomorrow (Sunday 29 August) there will be an exhibition of model-boats held in the Poolbeg Yacht Club, Pidgeon House, Dublin 4 (near the East-Link toll bridge). There will be approximately thirty models of various types on display including a metre-long working submarine. In addition there will be a talk by Gary Mooney, Secretary of the Irish Model Boat Club. The free event starts at 2.30pm and is organised by Barney Yourell of the Maritime Institute of Ireland. For information on events nationwide www.heritageweek.ie