A Safe Anchorage Dun Laoghaire/Kingstown Harbour 1817 – 2017

The Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society are delighted to launch their Bicentenary commemorative publication.

The book is a collection of written pieces from local historians detailing a number of notable events in the Harbour over the last 200 years.

Some of the stories featured in the book are

  • The Royal Visit 1849
  • The Great Storm of 1861
  • Wreck of the Bolivar
  • Gaurd Ships at Kingstown
  • Marconi at Kingstown
  • The sinking of the RMS Leinster

The book can be purchased at Easons or Dubray bookstores and also Eamon’s bookshop in Sandycove for €8.00.

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