Our Winter Talk for February 19th is on the subject of the Costa Concordia. This talk will be presented by Brian McAllister, who has been involved in the diving and marine business since 1975 working in the oil, gas and salvage business principally as a diver. More details are in the event. As per usual,…Details
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) confirms that Stena will not resume its ferry service on the Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead route
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) has today confirmed that a Stena seasonal service from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead will not be resuming.
According to Gerry Dunne, CEO of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company: “While it is disappointing that a service will not be resuming for this forthcoming summer season, the Harbour Company is now seeking alternative providers to operate a seasonal service on the route.”
More detail in the press release.
Our talk for January 29th sees the return of Tom Conlon to the DMYC, talking about recently rediscovered early photographs of Dun Laoghaire. This years collection (The “Breen Collection”) has been discovered by Tom in the archives of a collector of old photographic material in South Wexford. These are among the oldest known photos of…Details
Our talk for January 22nd is all about oared warships. Garry Owens, Skerries Sailing Club, describes the evolution and deployment of oared warships – biremes, triremes, galleys, galleasses and the like – from Ancient Greece and Rome and the Byzantine Empire, up to the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. More details on the event page.…Details
Our talk for January 15th is all about diving. Stewie Andrews has been fortunate to dive deep wrecks off Donegal, the South coast, the Irish Sea, the North Channel, Greece and Norway. His talk covers the exploration of many of Ireland’s finest deep wrecks and matters relating to doing this type of diving, with a little…Details
The New Year Firstly let me wish all members and families a very happy peaceful and prosperous new year. We have plenty of plans for 2015 in particular because it celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the DMYC. Those brave souls 50 years ago put a mark in the sand (so to speak) of…Details
Series 2 of the Frostbite races is about to kick off on Sunday, January 4th, and there’s still time to enter! If you couldn’t come sailing with us at the end of 2014, we’d love to see you out on the water on Sundays in 2015, so sign up and come racing!Details