Dunleary Lifeboat Project

The DunLeary Lifeboat arrived in Dun Laoghaire Harbour boat yard beside the West Pier on Tues 15th August 2017. Dunleary Lifeboat Project was set up to acquire the registered historic lifeboat named the ‘Dunleary‘ which was on service in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland (formally Kingstown) from 1919 – 1937. The group plan to restore… Read more »

The National Museum of Childhood – Lecture & Exhibition

The National Museum of Childhood –  Project Dún Laoghaire Event Day —————————————————————————————– On Saturday 19th August, The National Museum of Childhood will be in conversation with international award winning illustrator Brian Fitzgerald on Childhood and inspiration. Venue: The Ferry Terminal.Time: 4.15-4.45pm. Tickets : FREE EVENT —————————————————————————————— Saturday 19th,Sunday 20th and Monday 21st August – National… Read more »

Vikings invade the East Pier Sun 20th August

To celebrate the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary we welcome a pretty angry group of Nordic sea farers to our 200 year old harbour. Vikings will invade the harbour on Sunday 20th August and the East Pier is open to the public to view this exciting event. A Viking camp will be open to the public… Read more »

The 87th Dun Laoghaire Harbour Swim takes place Sunday 13th August 2017

The 87th Dún Laoghaire Harbour Race takes place on Sunday 13 August with over 300 swimmers taking to the waters of Dún Laoghaire Harbour.    As this year also marks the Bicentenary of Dún Laoghaire Harbour the race will be a special occasion both for sea swimmers, spectators and the citizens of Dún Laoghaire. Each weekend… Read more »

Share your old photos of Dun Laoghaire Harbour – WIN Tickets to Beatyard

Beatyard Photo Competition – 2017 Terms and Conditions: Twitter Entries : To qualify for the competition entrants must Upload an old photo of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The Harbour photo must be identifiably at least 10 years old or more The post must be uploads via the Share Your Story facility Closing date for entries… Read more »

An Extraordinary Dun Laoghaire Mariner

For every Naval Officer, Captain, Mate or other ships officer for whom official records are discoverable in repositories in the UK and Ireland, there were significantly more boatswains, able seamen, ordinary seamen, cooks, stewards, firemen and trimmers, donkeymen, greasers, lamp trimmers and cabin boys, whose life histories were rarely fully recorded and thus fade into… Read more »

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Water Wag Sailing 23rd August 2017

As part of National Heritage Week the Water Wag Group are having a historic sailing. 23 August, 6:30pm – 8pm Location : The Water Wag Club, Dun Laoghaire Harbour Find out more A little history of the Water Wags.