Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Wicklow and the Sea, one-day conference, 7 November

Wicklow Historical Society will be hosting a one-day conference, Wicklow and the Sea – The Maritime History of Wicklow, on Saturday 7 November.


  9:30    Registration

  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 CiarĂ¡n Doyle
11:15    Tea/coffee
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.