WICKLOW AND THE SEA

Wicklow Historical Society presents a one day conference on the maritime history of Wicklow in memory of founding member Jimmy Cleary.  The conference takes place in the Grand Hotel, Wicklow on Saturday the 7th of November 2015 from 9.30am to 3.30pm.  The conference fee is €20 (includes lunch).

Conference Schedule

  • 9.30 REGISTRATION
  • 9.45 Stan O’Reilly, “Brigs, Schooners, Poetry and Old Maritime Memories”
  • 10.15 Vincent O’Reilly, “Stories from a Coastline”
  • 10.45 Ciarán Doyle, “The History of Wicklow Lifeboat”
  • 11.15 TEA/COFFEE AND BISCUITS
  • 11.30 Jim Rees, “The Remarkable Robert Halpin”
  • 12.00 Cormac Lowth, “The Sinking of the Lusitania”
  • 12.30 John Finlay, “The Development of Wicklow Harbour”
  • 13.00 BUFFET LUNCH IN HOTEL RESTAURANT
  • 14.00 Brian White, “Wicklow Coastline”
  • 14.30 PLENARY SESSION: - Questions and Answers, Contributions from the Floor
  • 15.15 CLOSING ADDRESS

 

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