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Lockout Lectures: Dun Laoghaire & The Marine
#LockoutLectures – The 1913 Lockout –Dun Laoghaire & The Marine is the theme to a series of lectures to be held on Sunday 25 August in the Dun Laoghaire Club, 3 Eblana Avenue which is off Marine Road. The afternoon…
Brush Up Your French at the Routes des Princes
#RoutesDesPrinces – Alliance Francais welcomes you to their stand in Dun Laoghaire Harbour during the weekend of 22-23 June when the Route des Princes fleet make their five-day stopover. Stroll along to the pier stall (10am-6pm both days) where there…
Baroque Concert in Old Mariners Church
#BaroqueConcert – Dublin-based early music ensemble Respicio are to perform in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland (NMMI), Dun Laoghaire this Friday 31 May. Come along to the hear music by Teleman, Bach & Graupner, starting at 8pm (tickets cost…
Lecture: "Setting Sail and Coming Home”
#Lecture- To give the lecture its full title "Setting Sail and Coming Home-Voyages of Discovery in Irish Myth, Arts and Culture" and which is to be held on Wednesday 24 April in Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club, Ringsend. Mary McKenna…
Lecture: MSC Napoli – The Inside Story
#Lecture – The inside story of MSC Napoli, the containership which became the UK's largest, most complicated and most expensive shipwreck and salvage operation and will be the topic of a lecture held on Tuesday 23 April. Robin Middleton CBE,…
Concert: Chamber Choir from US to Sing in Maritime Museum
#ChoirConcert - A varied and exciting programme of accessible music from one of America's leading high school choirs, the Hood Valley River High School Choir is to be held in the Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire. The evening will Include…
Lecture: The Lighthouses of the South West Coast
#Lecture – The next Howth Peninsula Heritage Society lecture will be about 'The Lighthouses of the South West Coast. The lecture to be presented by Gerry Butler is to takes place in the Howth Angling Centre along the West Pier,…
Below the Surface Lecture Series: ‘Norse Dublin - The Fleet of Norse Dublin around 1000AD’
#LectureNorseDublin: The next and final monthly held 'Below the Surface' lecture the "Norse Dublin - The Fleet of Norse Dublin around 1000AD" is to be held on Wednesday 3 April (starting 8pm). The talk to be presented by Professor Poul…
Lecture:  Shackleton’s Endurance Expeditions: 1914-17
#Lecture – A talk will be given on Shackleton's Endurance Expeditions: 1914-17 next Thursday (21 March) at 8pm in the Stella Maris Club, Beresford Place, Dublin city centre. All are welcome to the lecture, where there is an entrance fee…
Lecture: "The Loss of the MV Princess Victoria in January 1953”
#Lecture –The Old Dublin Society's next Spring lecture is "The Loss of the MV Princess Victoria in January 1953" The lecture is to be presented by James Scannell and held next Wednesday 20th March, starting at 18.30hrs. Venue is the…
Lecture: ‘Maritime Dalkey’ – Past, Present & Future
#Lecture – A lecture 'Maritime Dalkey: Past, Present & Future' is to be presented by marine correspondent and photographer Jehan Ashmore. The talk on Wednesday 13 March starts at 8pm and is organised by the Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society,…
Lecture: ‘The Log of the Molly B' Sailing Around the World
#Lecture – Dubliner Pete Hogan, a well-known artist specialising in painting boats is to present a lecture titled "The Log of the Molly B - Building and sailing a gaff-rigged ketch around the World". The lecture takes place next Wednesday…
Below the Surface Lecture: ‘The Opening of the Atlantic World’
#Lecture -The next 'Below the Surface' series of monthly held maritime lectures is 6 March. The topic will be 'The Opening of the Atlantic World' – English Settlement in Ireland and North America in the 17th Century, by James Lyttleton.…
Lecture: Smuggling in the Eighteenth Century
#LectureSmugglers – Following Joe Varley's lecture held last week in the Poolbeg Y&BC Marina, Dublin, there's another chance to hear his lecture "Smuggling in the 18th Century". The lecture is to take place this Thursday (21 February) at 20.00hrs at…
Lecture: Shackleton and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration
#LectureShackleton – Neale Webb, who is related to the family of the Irish-born Antarctic explorer, will present his lecture 'Sir Ernest Shackleton - Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration' next Thursday, 14 February. The talk which is for the Kilmacud-Stillorgan History…
Lecture: Smuggling in the 18th Century
#LectureSmuggling – Joe Varley will be presenting a lecture "Smuggling in the 18th Century", next Wednesday (13 February) starting at 20.00hrs in the Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club, Ringsend, Dublin Port. The illustrated lecture will demonstrate why the 18th century…

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