Lecture 22 March 2017

ILLUSTRATED LECTURE

DUN LAOGHAIRE BOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

SOME HISTORY OF DUN LAOGHAIRE HARBOUR, 1817-2017

BY

CORMAC F. LOWTH

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22ND. AT 8.00 PM. SHARP

ROYAL MARINE HOTEL, DUN LAOGHAIRE

2017 marks the 200th. anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone for the great Harbour of Dun Laoghaire. Cormac F. Lowth be presenting a vast array of rare and interesting illustrations and photographs along with a host of informative facts about a great many aspects of the Harbour over the past two hundred years. He will be looking at the old Harbour of Dunleary, the building of the great Harbour of Refuge, the transition to Kingstown, and later Dun Laoghaire, and these will include the naval presence, yachting activities, shipwrecks, the R.N.L.I., fishing, maritime commerce, mailboats, and much more.

The meeting will commence with the launch of a new copy of the Society's journal which has been specially commissioned to mark the occasion of the 200th. anniversary of the Harbour. It is entitled "A Safe Anchorage" and it contains a great many articles about the Harbour that have published in the Society's journals over the years. Price is €8

BAR AND REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE

ADMISSION: €3

BOOKING NOT ESSENTIAL BUT COME EARLY TO BE SURE OF A SEAT
FREE CAR PARKING TO THOSE ATTENDING THE LECTURE

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