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Lecture: Sinking of Submarine HMS Thetis
#LECTURE – A lecture about the sinking of HMS Thetis will be held in the Dun Laoghaire Club, 3 Eblana Avenue next Monday 14th May. The talk will be presented by David Roberts MA -BBC marine presenter. Roberts will tell…
Belfast Commemoration to Lives Lost at Sea
#EVENTS – The annual commemoration for those who have no grave but the sea, will be held in Belfast next Sunday 13th May. The event is to be hosted by the Merchant Navy Association of Northern Ireland and where members…
2012 Irish Sailing Season Preview
A great mix of sailing regattas and maritime festivals  means 2012 will be a bumper year on Irish waters. Here’s 12 for starters....   April 13- Youth Nationals - Dun Laoghaire Dublin 2012 opens with one of the biggest sailing…
Lecture: ''Madcap'' Me and Other Mad Wans
#LECTURES – The Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association (DBOGA) last talk of the winter series is 'Madcap, Me and Other Mad Wans' which takes place next Thursday 22nd March (8pm) in Poolbeg YBC, Ringsend. Adrian Spence, owner skipper of 'Madcap'…
Lecture: Dublin Bay and the Kish Light
#LECTURES – Pádraig Laffan will present his lecture on 'Dublin Bay and the Kish Light' next Tuesday (20th March) starting at 8pm in the Foxrock Parish Centre. The Co. Dublin venue is located at the rear of the R.C. Church.…
Lecture: The East India Company in Kinsale
#LECTURE - This month's lecture organised by the Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) is about 'The East India Company in Kinsale', presented by Paddy O'Sullivan. The lecture will be held next Thursday (15th March) starting at 8pm and as usual…
Lecture: The Real Story of the ‘Kerlogue’
#LECTURES – The next lecture organised by the Ballybrack and Killiney Historical Society is tilted The Real Story of the Kerlogue, which was a small Irish coaster built in 1939. She was owned by the Wexford Steamship Company and she…
Photo Exhibition Includes Cobh’s ‘Titanic’ Pier
#PHOTO EXHIBITION -'The Pier' a collection of images created by French photographer Charlie Jouvet was launched this evening at Alliance Francaise, Dublin and continues into next month, writes Jehan Ashmore. The images portrayed capture a meditative journey from the centre…
Lecture: Round Ireland 2011 Over Two Months
#MARITIME LECTURE - This 'Thursday's Night Talk' organised by the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) is entitled 'Round Ireland 2011 Over Two Months'. Tomorrow's talk starts at 8pm and is to be presented by Gary Owens. None members are…
Lecture: Building Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#LECTURE – This month's lecture organised by the Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) is about 'Building Dun Laoghaire Harbour' and is to be presented by Colin Scudds. The lecture next Thursday (16th February) starts at 8pm and as usual takes…
Lecture: The Very Strange Tale of the Ouzel Galley
#MARITIME LECTURES – This weeks 'Thursday' Night Talk organised by the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) is indeed about the very strange tale of the "Ouzel Galley". Not many folk are aware that Dublin had its own maritime mystery…
Balbriggan to Host Maritime Artefacts Exhibition
#MARITIME EXHIBITION – The Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society is to host a maritime exhibition of artefacts next Thursday (9th February) at the Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. Many items trawled in the locality of the fishing harbour will…
2012 Irish Sailing Fixtures
April 12-15 Dun Laoghaire's Youth Nationals, Royal St. George, Dun Laoghaire May 10-19 470 World Championship 11-18 Finn World Championship 25-27 ICRA Cruiser National Championships, Howth June 8-10 1720 Nationals, Royal Cork 9 Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club Regatta 9…
North Sails Ireland Start Nationwide Seminar Tour
#NORTH SAILS SEMINAR – US Sailmaker Bill Gladstone of North Sails returns to these shores for a nine stop lecture tour of Ireland starting this Saturday at the country's biggest club, the Royal St George YC in Dun Laoghaire. Gladstone…
Dublin’s turn to host Holiday World Show 2012
#DUBLIN HOLIDAY WORLD SHOW - Following Belfast's hosting of the annual travel event, the Dublin Holiday World Show starts this weekend (Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January) at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavillon in Ballsbridge. Like its northern counterpart the Dublin…
Screening to Mark ‘Mariners with Memories’
#MARITIME MUSEUM - A video recording of the 'Mariners with Memories" wreath-laying ceremony held at sea off Bray last year, is to take place tomorrow afternoon (at 14.30) in the maritime museum in Dun Laoghaire. The ceremony which was held…

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