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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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Lecture 1 Nov 2016


Lecture, 1 November 2016, Cormac Lowth, “Maritime Dublin from old photographs”

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Commemoration 20 November 2016


The 2016 Annual National Commemoration Services For Irish Seafarers will be held at 12 noon on Sunday 20 November 2016, at the City Quay Memorial to Irish Seafarers.
At 2pm there will be an ecumenical service in the National Maritime Museum, conducted by Fr. Pat Mernagh CF, army chaplain and Rev. William Black port chaplain. Refreshments will then be served

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