October 28 & 29: Dingle Maritime Weekend 2017

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October 28 & 29: Dingle Maritime Weekend 2017

A Festival Weekend to celebrate the Marine World and its people and goings on in Dingle, Co.Kerry. A series of talks at Dingle Aquarium – Oct 28th and 29th 2017




Saturday October 28th


2.00pm‘The coast of Kerry in the 16th and 17th Centuries: trade ships, piracy and plunder’.

Dr Connie Kelleher of State Underwater Archaeology Unit


3.30pm An illustrated talk on the ‘Irish Antarctic Exhibition’ by Paddy Barry, followed by the book launch of his newly published autobiography ‘So far, so good – An adventurous life.’


Sunday October 29th


12.30pm ‘Smuggling in Dingle in the 18th Century’. Exploring the reasons, sources, methods and people involved in what was known as Free Trade, by Dr Conor Brosnan.


Entry to talks is free of charge and will take place at Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium.

  • Address: Dingle Oceanworld
  • Telephone: 066 9152111
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  • Distance from Dingle Town: 0km
  • Nearest Town or Village: Dingle / Daingean Uí Chuis



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