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Lecture: The People of "Lady Nelson"
#LECTURES – Following last month's opening lecture, the Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society will be hosting a talk presented by Jim Robinson on 14 November. The topic "Lady Nelson" The People of Lady Nelson, was a vessel that traded between…
All Aboard the 'Jeanie' As Lecture Series Sets Sail
#LECTURES – "Below the Surface" is a new series of six monthly held maritime lectures which are aptly to take place on board the replica barque Jeanie Johnston. The tallship built in Blennerville a decade ago, is now a floating…
Ocean Liner Society: London International Ship Show
#LONDON SHIP SHOW - The 2012 London International Ship Show, will be held on Saturday 27th October at the Royal National Hotel, Bloomsbury, London, writes Jehan Ashmore.  The show organised by the Ocean Liner Society, will have exhibitors stands in…
From Rigging to Gigging: The Jeanie Sessions
#MUSIC AFLOAT - The replica emmigrant barque Jeanie Johnston, is to embark with an exciting line-up of artists from all genres onto its timber decks. The unique music venue of the famine museum ship is located on Custom House Quay…
Open House Dublin takes to the Water
#OPEN HOUSE – Starting today is Open House Dublin weekend (5-7 October), which is an exploration of the vitality of Dublin through its architecture for people and to experience free of charge. A host of buildings otherwise normally closed to…
“Ireland's Armada Heritage” Marks Start of Lecture Programme
#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…
Season Marks Return of Shackleton Autumn School
#SHACKLETON – A month from now sees the Shackleton Autumn School (26-29 October), now in its 12th year, take place in the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum, in Co. Kildare. The Shackleton Autumn School was established to commemorate the explorer in the…
Minister to Give Boat-Based Guided Tours of Dublin Docklands
#OPEN SPACE – Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn T.D. and Seán O'Laoire, are to present boat-based guided tours of Dublin's Docklands, as part of Open House Dublin weekend, writes Jehan Ashmore. The three afternoon tours are to be…
AGM of Maritime Institute of Ireland
#MUSEUM AGM - The Maritime Institute of Ireland's AGM is to take place on Saturday 6 October in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, in Dun Laoghaire, writes Jehan Ashmore. The museum which is housed in the former Old Mariners…
Irish Maritime Law Association: Autumn Lecture
#LECTURE - The Autumn Lecture of the Irish Maritime Law Association will be held on 24 October at the offices of Dillon Eustace Solicitors, Dublin. The lecture will be given by Robin Middleton and will be on the subject of…
National Heritage Week: Maritime Lecture Programme
#MARINE HERITAGE – Up and down the country, events are been held for the annual National Heritage Week including a series of maritime lectures as previously reported on Afloat.ie Below is a full detailed description of the varied topics of…
National Heritage Week Features Maritime Lectures
#MARITIME LECTURES – Next weekend sees the annual National Heritage Week (18-26 August) take place. As part of the week-long event, the Maritime Institute of Ireland is organising a programme of maritime themed lectures on the final day (Sunday 26th).…
‘Lost Sailors’ Exhibition to be Launched in National Maritime Museum
#EXHIBITION TO LOST SAILORS– The exhibition 'Lost Sailors' is to tell an intriguing story told through sculpture, prose and portraits by Agnes Conway which is to run between 6-31 July (11am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday) in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland in…
Summer BBQ in aid of National Maritime Museum
#MARITIME MUSEUM BBQ – Live music and a full bar are to accompany a Summer BBQ party to be held on Saturday 14 June (8pm) in the Dún Laoghaire Club, in aid of the town's National Maritime Museum of Ireland…
Waterside Setting for Jazz on the Jetty
#JUNE JAZZ JETTY – The Waterways Visitor Centre in the heart of the Grand Canal Dock, Dublin is the place to be with the venue buzzing to the sounds of the 'Jazz on the Jetty in June'. The free event…
International Symposium: The Spanish Armada Wrecks in Ireland
#SYMPOSIUM: SPANISH ARMADA - As part of the four-day long Celtic Fringe Festival, there will be an International Symposium on The Spanish Armada Wrecks in Ireland held on the weekend of 23 and 24th June. The symposium is to be…

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