Below is a full detailed description of the varied topics of the lecture programme which is to be held in the Dun Laoghaire Club, Eblana Avenue (off Marine Road) on the final day (Sunday 26th August) of the heritage week.
12 noon The 'Kowloon Bridge' and her sisters – by Garda Diver Peter Brady.
1.15 pm A West of Ireland view of the Battle of the Atlantic – by Dr. Michael Kennedy, Royal Irish Academy.
3.00 pm Early navigation in Ireland / maritime archaeology of Sligo harbour and bay.- by Auriel Robinson DAHG.
4.15 pm Captain Bligh and Dublin Bay- speaker, Terry Cummins of the Irish Naval Association.
6.00 pm The greatest naval catastrophe in England's history-concealed throughout history by Elizabethan propaganda historiography.
This lecture is to be presented by special guest speaker; Dr. Luis Gorrochategui Santos – who is visiting Ireland especially for the heritage week lectures organised by the Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) which runs the National Maritime Museum of Ireland.
For further information about the day's lecture contact Barney Yourell on 087 9007466
Admission is free, noting there is a recommended donation of €10