9 October 2014: Beginning of lecture series on Howth gun-running and the Asgard, Dublin

Ed32-AsgardBeginning on Thursday 9 October 2014, Pat Murphy of the ASGARD 100 group gave a series of lecture on the Howth- gun-running and the Asgard; the group were involved in arranging the renovation of a replica of the Asgard’s original dinghy, which was used in the centenary of the Howth gun-running before being presented to the National Museum of Ireland. The full list of lectures was:


Thursday 9 October: Irish Naval Association, Stella Maris, Beresford Place, Dublin; Monday 13 October, Clontarf Historical Society: Parish Centre, St John’s Roman Catholic Church, Clontarf; Thursday 6 November, Donaghmede History Society: Donaghmede House, Newbrook Road; Thursday 20 November: National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Haigh Terrace, Dún Laoghaire; Tuesday 25 November: Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Howth Sea Angling Club.


Click here for details of the Asgard commemoration on 27 July 2014.


From Century IrelandGun-running at Howth and Three people shot dead by British soldiers on Bachelor’s Walk.


Learn about the National Museum of Ireland’s Asgard exhibition.

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