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Lecture: History of HM Coastguard Service in Britain and Ireland
#LectureCoastguards – The Old Dublin Society's next Spring lecture is "History of HM Coastguard Service in Britain and Ireland" presented by John Holohan, next  Wednesday, 13 February. The lecture starting at 18.30hrs, is to be held in the Conference Room…
Lecture: Dún Laoghaire Harbour & its Board
#HarbourBoard - Gráinne Shaffrey is to present a lecture "Dún Laoghaire Harbour and its Board", next Tuesday (12 February) starting 20.00hrs in the Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education, on Cumberland Street. This lecture forms part of the Genealogical Society…
Below the Surface Lecture Series: ‘Piracy and Predation’
#LecturePIRACY: Continuing the 'Below the Surface' of maritime lectures held monthly, the next talk is on 6 February, the topic will be 'Piracy and Predation in early 17th Century Ireland' presented by Connie Kelleher Phd, A Historical and Archaeological overview.…
Grand Concert to be Aired In former Church
#GrandConcert- Musicians at the dawn of their careers, are to join some of the most experienced performers in Ireland, next Thursday (24 January) in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, once a place of worship for Church of Ireland parishioner's…
Lecture: The Martello Towers of Dublin
#MartelloLecture-"The Martello Towers of Dublin" is the opening lecture of this year's Howth Peninsula Heritage Society winter series, which takes place next Tuesday (22 January) Tim Carey, Heritage Officer of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCoCo), will present his talk on…
Holiday World Show to Visit Dublin
#HolidayWorldDUBLIN- Thinking of getting away on a ferry-break or cruise, perhaps you should consider visiting Holiday World Show Dublin at the RDS Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, over next weekend (25, 26 and 27 January). The World will be your oyster, as the…
Holiday World Show to Visit Belfast
#HolidayWorld- Thinking of getting away on a ferry-break or cruise, however before setting sail, perhaps you should consider visiting the Belfast Telegraph Holiday World Show at the Kings Hall, Belfast next weekend (18, 19 and 20 January). The World will…
Jeanie Presents Gifts Out of the Bottle
#TALLSHIP EVENTS– Once again the unique venue of the tallship Jeanie Johnston plays host to maritime heritage lectures and live music sessions throughout early 2013,writes Jehan Ashmore. Resuming the 'Below the Surface' lectures series on 2 January will be a…
Below the Surface Lecture: Sir Ernest Shackleton – a Family Perspective
#JEANIE LECTURES – Having started this month, the 'Below the Surface' series of six lectures is a celebration of Ireland's maritime heritage and archaeology. They are held on the first Wednesday of each month on board the replica 19th century…
Museum Festive Concert: Il Coro Italiano di Dublino
#MUSEUM CONCERT – Getting into the festive spirit on Saturday 1 December will be a concert of opera choruses, folk songs Christmas music and distinguished soloists performed by "Il Coro Italiano di Dublino" in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland,…
Dublin & Cork to host annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers
#IRISH SEAFARERS –In an update to the annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers to be held in Dublin and Cork on Sunday (25 November), the capital's commemoration will commence with a Memorial Mass at 11:30am in the Church of…
Poolbeg Yacht Club to host Lecture on "Captain Bligh"
#LECTURE – Captain Bligh is the topic of the next lecture organised by the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association, held in the Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Dublin Port on 20 November. The illustrated talk (8pm) is to be presented…
Sea Shanties Sessions Aboard the ‘Jeanie’
#MUSIC AFLOAT – Garland are returning to the Jeanie Johnston to perform more of their wonderful work songs and shanties!...this coming Saturday 17th November (open from 7.15 for start at 8pm). Garland are a Dublin-based a capella group formed in…
National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers
#IRISH SEAFARERS –The annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers will be held on the morning of Sunday 25 November at 11.30. The occasion will see wreaths laid at the Irish Seaman's National Memorial on City Quay, Dublin. Light refreshments…
Museum FUNdrasier: Crazy Bingo Night
#MARITIME MUSEUM – Help to raise funds for the National Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire as a Crazy Bingo Night with drag-queen Annie Balls is to take place on Saturday 17 November. Will you be the lucky one to win…
Lecture: “Lady Nelson” Lost on the Skelligs
#LECTURES – In addition to the Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society's hosting of a lecture about the "Lady Nelson" (on 14 Nov) recently reported on Afloat.ie, the talk will also be hosted this month by the Maritime Institute of Ireland…

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