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
Model Boat Show at Poolbeg YC
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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals.
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