Winter Talk – Oared Warships

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.…

New Year’s Eve Dinner

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we kicked off the year by saying goodbye to 2014. We’d like to thank John Mac Aree for his hard work organising the event; Karin, Stephen and other committee members for their support; Fiona for the good food; everyone who donated spot prizes for our table quiz; Duncan for MCing the table quiz so John could eat his dinner; and everyone who attended.