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Date

31 May-30 October 2017

Location

Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Event Description

Dun Laoghaire is set for a summer of celebrations to mark the Harbours 200th anniversary. The Dun Laoghaire Harbour Bicentenary Steering Group has announced its programme of activities to coincide with the milestone event.

 

The Opening Ceremony will be officiated by President Michael D Higgins & the groups Patron Minister Mary Mitchell O Connor on 31st May. Other featured events include an International Harbour Food Festival featuring over 25 unique vendors (5th & 6th June), a live Viking Invasion re-enactment with longboats as seen on the hit TV Show ‘Vikings’ (20th August) and The Kingstown 200 Classic Boat Race (8th July). 

 

1

Dublin Painting & Sketch Club Exhibition 

7th - 20th May 2017.

County Hall

2

Contemporary Harbour Art Exhibition

15th May - 5th June 2017

Ferry Terminal Building

3

Dun Laoghaire Borough Historical Society Exhibition

May - June 2017

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4

Bicentenary Opening ceremony

31st May 2017

King George IV Monument, Queens Road

5

Construction of Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Charts and Maps Exhibition

March to Oct 17

National Maritime Museum of Ireland

6

Sunday Miscellany RTE with Dun Laoghaire Harbour Theme

 23rd May 2017

Pavilion Theatre

7

International  Harbour Food Festival

4th & 5th June

East Pier

8

Guided School Tours of harbour

Jun-17

Harbour

9

LexIcon Childrens Art/Writing Workshop

17th June

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10

Walking Tours of Harbour - 10 Wk Heritage Programme

Late June - August 2017 (10 weeks)

Harbour

11

Viewing of Historic RNLI vessels

8th & 9th July

Harbour

12

Kingstown 200 - Classic Boat race as part of DL Regatta 2017

8th July

Harbour

13

Classic Boat Parade

8th July

Harbour

14

Musical Performances East Pier

Summer 2017

East Pier

15

International Harbour Swim

13th August

East Pier

16

Dun Laoghaire Sea Scouts Demo

20th August

East Pier

17

Viking Invasion Reinactment

20th August

East Pier

18

Hobblers Race  (Weather Permitting)

TBC

Harbour

19

RMS Essex Lecture - Donal O Sullivan

20th September

Harbour Lodge

20

Grainne Shaffrey - Historical lectures

Autumn

Harbour

21

Harbour Rally - Classic Car Rally

28th - 30th Oct

Ferry Terminal Compound

 

 

 

 

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