Dermot Bolger reads from and discusses his novel “The Lonely Sea and Sky-The Story of Irish Seafarers on hazardous voyages to War-Torn Europe”. This will take place on Thursday 13 April 2017 (20:00hrs) at the Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Ringsend, Dublin 4. There will be an entry fee of €5 in aid of the RNLI.
Lecture by Cormac Lowth: History of DúnLaoghaire harbour. Royal Marine Hotel, Wednesday 22 March
As a contributor to lugnad.ie and a former Irish Coast Guard I would like to say something about the devastating news which reached us early on Tuesday 14th March 2017. Words fail to convey such a tragedy yet words are all we have to deal with the trauma felt by all who are touched by this disaster.
Glenua & Friends 2016 Offshore Racing in France “A Steep Learning Curve” by Tom Dolan Thursday 16 February 2017. at 8.00P.M. POOLBEG YACHT AND BOAT CLUB, RINGSEND €5 CONTRIBUTION TO THE R.N.L.I. BAR AND REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE What a year 2016…
Lecture 2 February 2017 in Poolbeg. Gregor McGuckin will tell of Sir Robin Knox Johnson and his success in the 1968 around-the-world voyage.
Dublin Port’s Diving Bell An illustrated lecture on the Diving Bell will take place at The Poolbeg Yacht Club, South Bank, Pigeon House Road, Dublin 4 on Wednesday February 8th 2017 at 20:00. Joe Ryan, Irish Coast Guard (retired) will…
The Heritage Society of Engineers Ireland. Lecture. Irish Ships during the Emergency
Monday, 6th February 2017 at 6.30pm
At Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road D4
Lecture: “Ernest Shackleton’s Story-100 Years Later”; by Kevin Kenny – Thursday 12 January 2017 at 20:00 in Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Ringsend
In 1847, During the Great Hunger, the Brig Exmouth left Derry (Londonderry) for Quebec. Rather than sailing west across the Atlantic, a gale blew her east and she was wrecked on the island of Islay, off the coast of Scotland. The passengers were, mainly, small farmers and tradesmen with their families. There were only three survivors. 248 were lost.
A lecture on Thursday January 12 2017, at 8.00 p.m. in Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club; entitled: The Guinness Ships, Barges and Yachts, by Edward J Bourke (Author of The story of Guinness, the family the business and the black stuff.)