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Bicentenary of the Pier – Dun Laoghaire Historical Society Exhibition
18th May 2017 @ 9:00 am - 31st July 2017 @ 5:00 pmFree
The exhibition will focus on the building of the Harbour including the wages, conditions and names of the construction workers.
There will be a timeline from 1817 to the present outlining
- A variety of important events in the Harbours history
- How the sinking of the ‘Prince of Wales’ and the ‘Rochdale’ influenced the building of a refuge Harbour
- Boyd rescue [ 1861]
- The prison hulk [ 1824 – 36]
The exhibition will be illustrated by a wealth of period maps, photographs and prints.
Location – Level 4 – 18th May to 31st July 2017
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