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Lecture: 'Searching for Saints-Skelligs to Iceland'
#LECTURES-Paddy Barry will be presenting "Searching for Saints –Skelligs to Iceland" the second of five Winter talks in a programme organised by the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association (DBOGA). The talk takes place this Tuesday evening at 8pm in the…
Lecture: ‘French Naval Expeditions to Ireland’
# LECTURE-A lecture titled 'French Naval Expeditions to Ireland' presented by Edward Bourke is to take place tomorrow (17th Nov) at 8 p.m. at the Stella Maris Seafarers Club, Dublin. This is the second lecture of the Autumn /Winter series,…
Fashion Extravaganza Evening and Lecture Maritime Morning
# FASHION –In addition to this evening's fashion show in aid of the development fund for the Maritime Institute of Ireland's maritime museum in Dun Laoghaire, as previously reported on Afloat.ie, a maritime morning of free lectures will be presented…
T.D.’s to Strut their Stuff in aid of Maritime Museum
#MARITIME MUSEUM – Independent T.D.'s Richard Boyd Barrett, Luke'Ming' Flanagan and Mick Wallace are to don 'conservative' attire, albeit briefly!..wearing collars, ties and suits for a 'Fashion Show Extavaganza' to aid the re-opening of the National Maritime Museum in Dun…
Photo Exhibition: People of the Sea / Gens de la Mer
Paris-based photographer Gilles Perrin is exhibiting 'People of the Sea' which is a documentary of photographs taken of the Irish Fishing industry, which is currently running in Dublin's Alliance Française Cultural Centre on Kildare Street until 26th November, writes Jehan…
Lecture: The Vasa-Fifty Years On
It's that time of the year again as the Maritime Institute of Ireland embark with their winter lecture series held in the Stella Maris Seafarers' Club, close to Busaras, Dublin city-centre.  The first talk will be about the Vasa, Fifty…
Poolbeg Welcomes Back Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Winter Talks Programme
Once again the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association's (DBOGA) winter talk programme, makes a welcome return to the Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club, Ringsend, in the heart of Dublin Port. During the winter / spring program which runs between October…
Lecture: Reminiscences’ of Maritime Institute of Ireland and Maritime Museum
Following the successfull one-day maritime lecture seminar held last month in the Dun Loaghaire Club, an illustrated lecture on the Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire is to be held tomorrow at 8pm in the same venue. The presenter is Kevin…
Lift out Scheduled for October 15th
No one needs to be told that the nights are closing in but in a month's time sunset is at 7pm! It's an indication that the lift out season for boats is fast approaching at popular boating centres. In Dun…
‘Family Fun Day’ in Dun Laoghaire
The Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire is organising a 'Family Fun Day' this Sunday 21 August, writes Jehan Ashmore. The event will be held on Carlisle Pier between 11am-5pm where various stalls will be selling their wares in addition there…
Lecture: Dublin’s Own Titanic-The 'Tayleur'
In advance of this month's Heritage Week which includes a one-day maritime lecture's seminar on Sunday 28th August, another Dun Laoghaire based lecture is to take place next week. The lecture on Dublin's Own Titanic: The Sinking of the 'Tayleur'…
Heritage Week: Maritime Lecture Seminar Day
This year's Heritage Week (20-28 August) includes a one-day maritime lecture's seminar organised by the Maritime Institute of Ireland. The lectures will take place in Dún Laoghaire Club, Eblana Avenue, Dún Laoghaire (12.30 to 6pm) on Sunday 28th August. In…
Memorial Service to be held off Bray for Mariners With Memories
This Saturday a memorial service will be held in Bray Co. Wicklow to honour all those, who for whatever reason, have lost their lives at sea, especially those whose last resting place is the sea which claimed their lives. Floral…
Take Your Seats for the Belfast 'Dockers'
Dockers a play written by Martin Lynch and directed by Andrew Flynn is a vibrant recreation of Belfast's docklands set during the 1960's. The play which is running at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast ends this Sunday at 7.45pm. Ticksts cost €5-€21.50…
'Bag' that Maritime Museum
A 'Bag-Packing Day'  in aid of the Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire is to start tomorrow, writes Jehan Ashmore. The fund-raising activity will also run on the Friday and Saturday at the Tesco Bloomfield Shopping Centre off Lower Georges Street.…
Coaching Clinic in Advance of 420 Connachts
Galway Bay is laying on coaching ahead of racing at the 420 Connacht championships on July 2nd. Coaching is available for all prospective participants, whether seasoned racers or sailors new to the class. The coaching clinic will be run by…

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