Tag: Bicentenary

The Essex Hulk – Donal O Sullivan

 The Essex Hulk The Essex in Ireland 1824 – 1837 The Essex had been a distinguished American 32 gun frigate built in Salem, Massachusetts in 1799 for the then young American navy. After fighting against the British in the Pacific, and also against British whalers there, it was captured in 1814 off Valparaiso in Chile… Read more »

The Construction of Dun Laoghaire Harbour

In recognition of the immense contribution of those who built Dun Laoghaire Harbour between 1817 and 1842, the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company dedicated public space created around the restored Victorian Fountain to the memory of these largely forgotten workers. Over a period of approximately twenty five years, up to one thousand workers each year labored… Read more »

Key Events 2017

International Harbour Food Festival, Viking Invasion & Kingstown 200 Classic Boat Race are just some of our Key Events.