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Lecture: “The Sailing Trawlers of Ringsend ” 2 Oct 2014

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“The Sailing Trawlers of Ringsend”, a public lecture by Cormac F. Lowth, maritime historian, on THURSDAY 2nd October 2014 at Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club. Entry €5 in aid of RNLI. Phone: 087 2129614

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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