Lecture 20Nov Asgard

The Asgard

Pat Murphy presents the life of this famous yacht in Irish history from her launch in 1905 to it’s current conservation in Collin’s Barracks Museum.

Her 23 day voyage to collect guns and ammunition for the Irish Volunteers and the landing of them in Howth in July 1914 is described in detail with unique photographs.

Including Conor OBrien’s KELPIE & the Kilcoole landing.

Just added is the 100th Commemoration celebrations.

National Maritime Museum, Dún Laoghaire,

Thursday 20th November 2014 at 8p.m.Tickets €10.00

Phone: Museum: 01 2143 964

Pat Murphy: 087 -253 13 41

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The original Lugnad was, according to legend, a "luamaire": that is a navigator or helmsman. He is credited with bringing his uncle, Saint Patrick, to Ireland. Lugnad's grave is in a ruined monastery on Inchagoill island in Lough Corrib, County Galway