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


“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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Heritage Boats in Grand Canal Dock

Update:  Galway Port has offered a berth for Naom Eanna and after intervention by Seanad Eireann there is a month’s stay. Heritage Boats have tended to end up on Hannover Quay, in Grand Canal Dock. Now, March 2014, in an

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Dublin Shipyards

from book cover from Pat Sweeneys book Liffey Ships

Irish Shipbuilding

Miscellaneous Dublin yards

While the main shipbuilding in Dublin Involved the Liffey yard, later Vickers, and Ross & Walpole several early years have disappeared without trace.

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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