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.
Lecture: 29 Nov 2016 at 8pm in the Poolbeg Yacht and boat club Winkie Nixon will speak on “When Gaffers weren’t old”
Lecture on Herman Gortz, head of the German espionage network Ireland, related by Historian James Scannell
Lecture, 1 November 2016, Cormac Lowth, “Maritime Dublin from old photographs”
“The Road to Rio Paralympic Sailing”-An illustrated lecture by Dr Austin O’Carroll will take place on Thursday 3 November (20:00hrs) at the Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Ringsend, Dublin 4. There will be an entry fee of €5 in aid of the charity organisation, Safetynet, instead of our usual RNLI.
In his illustrated lecture, Dermot Cronin of Malahide Yacht Club, will bring us the inside story of how his son Paddy and himself won the Double-handed division of the 2015 Middle Sea Race in their yacht Encore, a First 40.7. Apart from the tactical challenges, it was an energy–sapping race with frequent sail-changing and variable winds reaching 42kts+.
Lecture “Shipwrecks of Dublin Bay” by Dr Ed Bourke in Howth 27 September 2016
Maritime Institute of Ireland Aud wreck © John Collins photography Illustrated Lecture The Roles of the Aud and the Helga in the 1916 rising Tuesday 26 April 2016 19:30 by Cormac F Lowth at Maritime Museum Dún Laoghaire Admission free…
Glenua Sailing Centre Aud wreck © John Collins photography www.glenua.com Maritime Aspects of The 1916 Rising by Dr. Edward Bourke Thursday 14 April 2016 20:00 at Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club Ringsend Entry €5 (in aid of RNLI) Glenua Sailing…
Glenua Sailing Centre The Sea From Two Perspectives Art and the Sea-An Enduring Fascination by Jessica O’Donnell Putting Eyes in the Deep Ocean by Fiona Grant Thursday 3 March 2016 20:00 at Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club Ringsend…