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Lecture: The East India Company in Kinsale
#LECTURE - This month's lecture organised by the Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) is about 'The East India Company in Kinsale', presented by Paddy O'Sullivan. The lecture will be held next Thursday (15th March) starting at 8pm and as usual…
Lecture: The Real Story of the ‘Kerlogue’
#LECTURES – The next lecture organised by the Ballybrack and Killiney Historical Society is tilted The Real Story of the Kerlogue, which was a small Irish coaster built in 1939. She was owned by the Wexford Steamship Company and she…
Photo Exhibition Includes Cobh’s ‘Titanic’ Pier
#PHOTO EXHIBITION -'The Pier' a collection of images created by French photographer Charlie Jouvet was launched this evening at Alliance Francaise, Dublin and continues into next month, writes Jehan Ashmore. The images portrayed capture a meditative journey from the centre…
Lecture: Round Ireland 2011 Over Two Months
#MARITIME LECTURE - This 'Thursday's Night Talk' organised by the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) is entitled 'Round Ireland 2011 Over Two Months'. Tomorrow's talk starts at 8pm and is to be presented by Gary Owens. None members are…
Lecture: Building Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#LECTURE – This month's lecture organised by the Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) is about 'Building Dun Laoghaire Harbour' and is to be presented by Colin Scudds. The lecture next Thursday (16th February) starts at 8pm and as usual takes…
Lecture: The Very Strange Tale of the Ouzel Galley
#MARITIME LECTURES – This weeks 'Thursday' Night Talk organised by the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) is indeed about the very strange tale of the "Ouzel Galley". Not many folk are aware that Dublin had its own maritime mystery…
Balbriggan to Host Maritime Artefacts Exhibition
#MARITIME EXHIBITION – The Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society is to host a maritime exhibition of artefacts next Thursday (9th February) at the Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. Many items trawled in the locality of the fishing harbour will…
2012 Irish Sailing Fixtures
April 12-15 Dun Laoghaire's Youth Nationals, Royal St. George, Dun Laoghaire May 10-19 470 World Championship 11-18 Finn World Championship 25-27 ICRA Cruiser National Championships, Howth June 8-10 1720 Nationals, Royal Cork 9 Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club Regatta 9…
North Sails Ireland Start Nationwide Seminar Tour
#NORTH SAILS SEMINAR – US Sailmaker Bill Gladstone of North Sails returns to these shores for a nine stop lecture tour of Ireland starting this Saturday at the country's biggest club, the Royal St George YC in Dun Laoghaire. Gladstone…
Dublin’s turn to host Holiday World Show 2012
#DUBLIN HOLIDAY WORLD SHOW - Following Belfast's hosting of the annual travel event, the Dublin Holiday World Show starts this weekend (Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January) at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavillon in Ballsbridge. Like its northern counterpart the Dublin…
Screening to Mark ‘Mariners with Memories’
#MARITIME MUSEUM - A video recording of the 'Mariners with Memories" wreath-laying ceremony held at sea off Bray last year, is to take place tomorrow afternoon (at 14.30) in the maritime museum in Dun Laoghaire. The ceremony which was held…
Belfast to Showcase Holiday World
#HOLIDAY WORLD SHOW -The Belfast Telegraph Holiday World Show will be officially opened by actress and comedian Crissy Rock of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here' fame, where she is to 'check in' at the city's King's Hall,…
Lecture: Diesel Engine Care & Maintenance
#LECTURES – The winter talk's series organised by the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association (DBOGA) continues at the Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club, Ringsend, Dublin. This month's lecture entitled 'The Second Chapter –On Diesel Engines Care and Maintenance' presented by…
Christmas Concert for Maritime Museum
#EVENTS-A light-hearted performance of Christmas Music for the Festive Season is to be held at Christ Church Park Road, Dún Laoghaire in aid of the Maritime Institute of Ireland's museum restoration fund. All are welcome to the evening's performance by…
National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers
#EVENTS-The annual Seafarers Commemoration in Cork will be held at 12 noon, on 28th November in the Port of Cork Offices, Custom House Quay. The event is organised by the Cork branch of the Maritime Institute of Ireland which also…
Lecture: 'Searching for Saints-Skelligs to Iceland'
#LECTURES-Paddy Barry will be presenting "Searching for Saints –Skelligs to Iceland" the second of five Winter talks in a programme organised by the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association (DBOGA). The talk takes place this Tuesday evening at 8pm in the…

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