#Lectures- It's that time of the year again as the Maritime Institute of Ireland's Autumn/Winter lecture programme starts next week (Thursday 18 Sept).
The inaugural lecture of the season titled 'Rochsay Castle shipwreck-the Dublin Connection 1831' is to be presented by Seamus O Maitiu.
All lectures take place in Dublin city centre at the Stella Maris Club, Beresfort Place beside Bus Aras. Likewise all lectures commence at 8.00p.m. sharp and entry is by voluntary donation to help meet overheads of the M.I.I. which runs the National Maritime Museum (NMMI) in Dun Laoghaire.
The organisers would be pleased for anyone to kindly forward details about the lecture programme, which is held on the third Thursday of each month. For further information contact Barney Yourell, Lectures Officer of the Institute on 087 900 7466 or (01) 847 6118
Public transport: The nearest DART stations are Connolly Station and at Tara Street in addition to the LUAS (Red) line stop at Busáras. Car parking is located in the Irish Life Mall (ILAC) on Lower Abbey Street.
For further information about the National Maritime Museum, which has a gift shop and café located in the former Mariners Church Dun Laoghaire, visit: www.mariner.ie