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Harbour Walks with Rob Goodbody & DLR Heritage

  Rob Goodbody is a local historian and member of the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary Group.Rob has teamed up with DLR Heritage to share his knowledge about the harbour with the public. Rob is the historian in the DLR Summer Heritage Programme, walking members of public around the harbour and imparting his knowledge of its… Read more »

Save the date – Harbour Rally – October Bank Holiday Wkend 2017

Ireland’s largest gathering of vintage commercial road vehicles. Bank Holiday Weekend 28th, 29th & 30th October 2017. The Dún Laoghaire Harbour Rally, formerly the Dublin Port Rally is Ireland’s largest gathering of veteran & vintage commercial & private road vehicles. It is being held in Dún Laoghaire Harbour as part of their 200th Bicentenary celebration…. Read more »

Sunday SeaShantie Session

  A very big thank you to the Dun Laoghaire Musical & Dramatic Society. The group joined us last Sunday to commemorate the Bicentenary. The local group performed on the East Pier bandstand and regaled visitors with a variety of SeaShanties and old classics. We hope you enjoyed the performance !

Kingstown 200 Cup Winner

To celebrate the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary Year the DL Regatta committee put in place the Kingstown 200 cup. The cup was awarded to the Best Classics boat competing in the various Classics races over the 4 day event. The Winner was Welsh visiting 1897-vintage 36ft Myfanwy from Neyland Yacht Club, Milford Haven owned by… Read more »

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2017 – Photos by David Brannigan

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2017 David Branigan from Ocean Sport photographed the Regatta in its entirety including the Classics entries for the Kingstown 200 Cup. See his photos below … http://oceansport.photoshelter.com/gallery/Volvo-Dun-Laoghaire-Regatta-2017/G0000ol5mdeVu3iU

Dun Laoghaire Arts Centre Bicentenary Exhibition – 14th – 28th July

A collection of artists from the Dun Laoghaire Arts Centre will exhibit from Friday 14th July to 28th July. The local artists are resident in the old Coast Guard Cottages here in Dun Laoghaire Harbour and will exhibit in the Ferry Terminal Building. Surrounded by history and beautiful views of the harbour the group will… Read more »

Sea Shanties performance Sunday 16th July

To celebrate the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary the Dun Laoghaire Musical & Dramatic Society perform to mark the occasion. A small choir from the society called Anthem will perform Sea Shanties & music with a nautical them this weekend. Join us on Sunday 16th July on the East Pier Bandstand from 2-4pm. Come along and… Read more »

RNLI Open Day – Vintage RNLI LifeBoats – Regatta Weekend July 2017

As part of the Bicentenary celebrations the RNLI added a vintage twist to their annual open day. The RNLI Dun Laoghaire had a number of vintage lifeboats on display to the public over the weekend. Photos from Margaret Brown below http://www.mflphoto.com/Other-1/RNLI/RNLI-Dun-Laoghaire-Open-Day-2017/i-MNbFfz5 Margaret Brown Tel:+353.868535557. Enjoy browsing. ©Margaret Brown 2017 Save Save

Kingstown 200 Weekend #dlh200 #Bicentenary

  The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta kicked off yesterday with 36 classes, over 475 entries & over 2500 competitors from 80 countries.   It’s no doubt that the Regatta is the biggest of its kind in Ireland. The Kingstown 200 Cup is up for grabs to the best boat in the Classics Programme (see below). This… Read more »

The West Pier dressed to impress #vdlr

The West Pier is dressed as part of this weeks Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta taking place from 6-9th July. Follow the DL Regatta on Twitter below for all the latest on the Classics Programme #Kingstown200 Tweets by dlregatta