Lectures & Events

Maritime Dublin from old Photographs with Cormac Lowth

Thu 27th September 8:00 PM in National Maritime Museum of Ireland

Cormac Lowth is giving a lecture at the Maritime Museum, on Maritime Dublin from Old Photographs. The lecture will be illustrated with many old and rare photographs. Details from EventBrite

Philip Murphy’s RMS Leinster sculptures

Thursday 4th October 6:30pm National Maritime Museum of Ireland

Sponsored by Dublin Port Company. Launched by the British Ambassador.

History Ireland Hedge School.

Sun 7th October 7:30 PM National Maritime Museum of Ireland

The History Ireland Hedge School supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will host a discussion panel in the National Maritime Museum on The Sinking of the RMS Leinster and the War at Sea”. The contributors will be Bernadette Whelan, University of Limerick, Dr. Michael Kennedy, Royal Irish Academy, Dr. Jeff Kildea, University of New South Wales and Philip Lecane, National Maritime Museum. Entry is free of charge.


RMS Leinster Seminar

Tue 9th October 10:30 AM

The National Maritime Museum will host an all-day seminar with a break for lunch entitled “RMS Leinster One Hundred Years On – Exploring Various Facets of the Sinking”. The speakers will be Mr Stephen Ferguson An Post, Dr. Michael Kennedy Royal Irish Academy, Dr. Jeff Kildea, University of New South Wales, Philip Lecane, Maritime Museum, Andrea Ward, RMS Leinster relative and researcher Lucille Ellis.

Tickets €10.

Why are goods transported on land called a "shipment" and why are goods transported by sea called "cargo"?