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#LECTURES – The Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society's 2012/13 lecture programme begins next Wednesday (10th October). An eclectic range of topics are lined-up for the season which runs until April.
The inaugural lecture is titled "Ireland's Armada Heritage" which is to be presented by Cormac Lowth. All are welcome to the monthly held lectures (at 8pm) and as usual they are held upstairs in The Graduate Lounge, Killiney Shopping Centre, Co. Dublin.
An admission fee €3 applies for each talk and refreshments will be provided. Should you be interested in joining the society, the annual subscription is €15 (€20 for couples/family).
For further details please contact: Richard Dolan 087 618 1212, Anna O'Connor (01) 285 2817 and Tom Moran (01) 284 0524.
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
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