Tag: 200 years

Walking Tours of Harbour

DLR Heritage will commemorate the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary walking tours of the Harbour.

From Thomas Moore to the Beatles and Beyond

Institute of Art Design and Technology – Monday 22nd May at 8:00 Come and enjoy a combination of an  informative talk and  live performance of   popular melodies  spanning the  200 years of Dún Laoghaire Pier’s existence Hosted by Dr. Michael Murphy from Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology With musical support from Newpark… Read more »

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… Read more »

Preparations for the Bicentenary Opening Ceremony 31st May 2017

Plans are well underway for a summer of Bicentenary Celebrations. The King George IV monument  (seen below) on Queens Road is the point at which the first stone of Dun Laoghaire Harbour was laid in 1817. The monument is currently being cleaned in advance of the Bicentenary opening ceremony on the 31st May 2017. On… Read more »