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Lecture 12 Jan 201

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.)

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Lecture 8 Feb 2017


Shipwrecks of Dublin Bay    February2017Lecture Rescue at South Wall, Dublin Speaker Edward Burke Edward Burke is the author of the three-volume work Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast HOSTED BY Portmarnock ICA Guild Venue: the Arch Club, Portmarnock   Wensday

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Lecture 26 January 2017

Dr Ed Bourke

Lecture on Thursday 26 January, Shipwrecks of the Dublin area, by Dr Edward Bourke (author of “Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast”

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Lecture 8 Dec 16: Maritime Dublin from old Photographs

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Lecture 8 Dec 16: Cormac Lowth will give a photographic tour of the Dublin and adjacent Coastline, starting at Greystones and continuing around to Howth, from old photographs. He will be showing a great many rare and interesting images of places, people
and events of a maritime nature, connected with the Coastline.

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On Monday 12 December, RTE1 will screen a report of rescues of more than 3,000 people in the Mediterranean, by LE Samuel Beckett.

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Lecture 29Nov2016

Winkie Nixon

Lecture: 29 Nov 2016 at 8pm in the Poolbeg Yacht and boat club Winkie Nixon will speak on “When Gaffers weren’t old”

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Table Quiz 2Dec16

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Glennua & Friends: RNLI Christmas Table Quiz: Friday 2 December 2016 In Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Ringsend. Prize donations very welcome. Please ring Séamus Fitzgerald at 087 2129614 or Dolores Murray 086 8589708.

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Lecture 16 Nov 16

Royal Marine

Lecture on Herman Gortz, head of the German espionage network Ireland, related by Historian James Scannell

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On-line Journal of Research on Irish Maritime History: a list of articles published here, presented in a grid layout. Placing the mouse over any square in the grid will give some more information. Click on a square will present the

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This Island Nation – Weekly

Tom MacSweeney

This Island Nation, designed to be a reflective, informative and entertaining programme about maritime matters, is now a weekly radio program. Click here for details.

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The SS Shamrock - a story from the Emergency - ahem - I mean World War Two - and every word is true - click here for the SS Shamrock story