#Lecture – The Maritime Institute of Ireland presents a fundraising lecture "Coastguard 1822-2014: Hands Round the Country" in the National Maritime Museum, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire at 7.30pm on Thursday 10th April.
The main emphasis of the talke will be on how the Coastguard has contributed to famine relief, rescue work, its people and notable incidents over almost 200 years. There are some surprising stories, backed up with pictures.
Joe Ryan has a MSc in Emergency Management (Hons) and has worked at MRCC Dublin in operations for almost 20 years and co-ordinated during incidents e.g. FV Carrickatine, R111 (Dauphine at Tramore), Currach at Bellderg cave and many more.
Lecture tickets cost €10 and are to help promote Maritime Heritage. For bookings contact Joe Ryan at email: [email protected] or the museum's email: [email protected] or directly contacting the Maritime Museum Tel: (01) 214 3964 which is open 11am - 5pm daily.