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Jeanie Presents Gifts Out of the Bottle
#TALLSHIP EVENTS– Once again the unique venue of the tallship Jeanie Johnston plays host to maritime heritage lectures and live music sessions throughout early 2013,writes Jehan Ashmore. Resuming the 'Below the Surface' lectures series on 2 January will be a…
Below the Surface Lecture: Sir Ernest Shackleton – a Family Perspective
#JEANIE LECTURES – Having started this month, the 'Below the Surface' series of six lectures is a celebration of Ireland's maritime heritage and archaeology. They are held on the first Wednesday of each month on board the replica 19th century…
Museum Festive Concert: Il Coro Italiano di Dublino
#MUSEUM CONCERT – Getting into the festive spirit on Saturday 1 December will be a concert of opera choruses, folk songs Christmas music and distinguished soloists performed by "Il Coro Italiano di Dublino" in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland,…
Dublin & Cork to host annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers
#IRISH SEAFARERS –In an update to the annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers to be held in Dublin and Cork on Sunday (25 November), the capital's commemoration will commence with a Memorial Mass at 11:30am in the Church of…
Poolbeg Yacht Club to host Lecture on "Captain Bligh"
#LECTURE – Captain Bligh is the topic of the next lecture organised by the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association, held in the Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club, Dublin Port on 20 November. The illustrated talk (8pm) is to be presented…
Sea Shanties Sessions Aboard the ‘Jeanie’
#MUSIC AFLOAT – Garland are returning to the Jeanie Johnston to perform more of their wonderful work songs and shanties!...this coming Saturday 17th November (open from 7.15 for start at 8pm). Garland are a Dublin-based a capella group formed in…
National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers
#IRISH SEAFARERS –The annual National Commemoration Services for Irish Seafarers will be held on the morning of Sunday 25 November at 11.30. The occasion will see wreaths laid at the Irish Seaman's National Memorial on City Quay, Dublin. Light refreshments…
Museum FUNdrasier: Crazy Bingo Night
#MARITIME MUSEUM – Help to raise funds for the National Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire as a Crazy Bingo Night with drag-queen Annie Balls is to take place on Saturday 17 November. Will you be the lucky one to win…
Lecture: “Lady Nelson” Lost on the Skelligs
#LECTURES – In addition to the Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society's hosting of a lecture about the "Lady Nelson" (on 14 Nov) recently reported on, the talk will also be hosted this month by the Maritime Institute of Ireland…
Lecture: The People of "Lady Nelson"
#LECTURES – Following last month's opening lecture, the Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society will be hosting a talk presented by Jim Robinson on 14 November. The topic "Lady Nelson" The People of Lady Nelson, was a vessel that traded between…
All Aboard the 'Jeanie' As Lecture Series Sets Sail
#LECTURES – "Below the Surface" is a new series of six monthly held maritime lectures which are aptly to take place on board the replica barque Jeanie Johnston. The tallship built in Blennerville a decade ago, is now a floating…
Ocean Liner Society: London International Ship Show
#LONDON SHIP SHOW - The 2012 London International Ship Show, will be held on Saturday 27th October at the Royal National Hotel, Bloomsbury, London, writes Jehan Ashmore.  The show organised by the Ocean Liner Society, will have exhibitors stands in…
From Rigging to Gigging: The Jeanie Sessions
#MUSIC AFLOAT - The replica emmigrant barque Jeanie Johnston, is to embark with an exciting line-up of artists from all genres onto its timber decks. The unique music venue of the famine museum ship is located on Custom House Quay…
Open House Dublin takes to the Water
#OPEN HOUSE – Starting today is Open House Dublin weekend (5-7 October), which is an exploration of the vitality of Dublin through its architecture for people and to experience free of charge. A host of buildings otherwise normally closed to…
“Ireland's Armada Heritage” Marks Start of Lecture Programme
#LECTURES – The Killiney & Ballybrack Historical Society's 2012/13 lecture programme begins next Wednesday (10th October). An eclectic range of topics are lined-up for the season which runs until April. The inaugural lecture is titled "Ireland's Armada Heritage" which is…
Season Marks Return of Shackleton Autumn School
#SHACKLETON – A month from now sees the Shackleton Autumn School (26-29 October), now in its 12th year, take place in the Athy Heritage Centre-Museum, in Co. Kildare. The Shackleton Autumn School was established to commemorate the explorer in the…

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