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The Maritime Institute of Ireland presents a fundraising lecture "Coastguard 1822-2014: Hands Round the Country" in the National Maritime Museum, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire at 7.30pm on Thursday the 10th of April.

Lecturer: Joe Ryan, MSc in Emergency Management (Hons). Joe has worked at MRCC Dublin in operations for almost 20 years and co-ordinated during incidents e.g. FV Carrickatine, R111 (Dauphine at Tramore), Currach at Bellderg cave and many more. The quote above comes from 1901 and he will explain its context and how it still applies today. The main emphasis will be on how the Coastguard has contributed to famine relief, rescue work, its people and notable incidents over almost 200 years. There are some surprising stories, backed up with pictures.

Tickets €10 fundraising to promote Maritime Heritage.
For bookings contact Joe Ryan at ryan.jjj@gmail.com or the Maritime Museum Tel: 01 2143964 11am - 5pm daily.
 
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