Wicklow Historical Society will be hosting a one-day conference, Wicklow and the Sea – The Maritime History of Wicklow, on Saturday 7 November.
9:45 Brigs, Schooners, Poetry and Old Maritime Memories, with Stan O'Reilly
10:15 Stories from a Coastline, with Vincent O'Reilly
10:45 The History of the Wicklow Lifeboat, with Ciarán Doyle
11:30 The Remarkable Robert Halpin, with Jim Rees
12:00 The Sinking of the Lusitania, with Cormac Lowth
12:30 The Development of Wicklow Harbour, with John Finlay
13:00 Buffet lunch in hotel restaurant
14:00 Wicklow Coastline, with Brian White
14:30 Plenary session: Questions and Answers, Contributions from the Floor
15:15 Closing address
Venue: Grand Hotel, Wicklow.
Times: 9:30am to 3:30pm.
Fee: €20 (includes lunch)
Booking is recommended as places are limited
For more details, see the booking form.