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Royal St George Yacht Club members are invited to join Peter Pearson as he takes a journey back in time with an engaging talk about the history of the Dun Laoghaire Waterfront club.
Peter is a native of Dun Laoghaire and has had a long association with the town and harbour, producing well-known local history books such as Dun Laoghaire: Kingstown and The Forty Foot: A Monument to Sea Bathing.
The special online talk will be hosted on the Zoom platform this Thursday evening 18 June from 7.30pm. Club members can register via the link on the Facebook post HERE.
#RarePhotographs - Peter Pearson will present 'A Magic Lantern Show' of glass slides taken of Old Dún Laoghaire Harbour.
The collection of rare photographs dating 1880-1920 will be accompanied by a lecture from the historian held in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland (NMMI). The museum located close to the new Dun Laoghaire Lexicon Library is run by the Maritime Institute of Ireland.
Tickets for the one-evening show on Tuesday 11th November cost €8.00. Doors open 7.30 pm and the lecture begins at 8.00 pm
To make a booking email: [email protected] or contact the NMMI on (01) 2143 964
For more details about the museum which has a gift shop and café visit:www.mariner.ie