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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.     

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 …

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 »