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Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby bforsyth » Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:53 pm

It seems the Maritime Museum will not be open for at least another year or at least untill all the renovation work has been carrried out and completed. However, I would like to find out if the museum holds any records on the construction of piers particularly records dealing with diving. Can anyone help?
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DunLaoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Chiropodist » Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:35 pm

It would be nice if the museum could find room for some of the reminders of old DunLaoghaire such as the three balls which hung outside the pawnbrokers ,Mc Manus and Findlaters clock etc . There must be lots of other relics around to give the younger generations an insight in to the towns past, compared to the present.
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby jordo » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:17 pm

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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby farmboy » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:56 pm

Nice pics Jordo, is that St Nicholas place next door? Never noticed it before....
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Strum » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:19 am

St Nicholas is directly behind Mariners on Adelaide Street. I think it's a school now?
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Mariner » Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:56 pm

The museum will reopen this year
It will probably be very late in the year
and might only be the ground floor
but it will reopen
a new project manager / architect has just been appointed
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Mariner » Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:59 pm

Strum wrote:St Nicholas is directly behind Mariners on Adelaide Street. I think it's a school now?

yes - its a school -
they got the land, right up to the church wall from the CoI
the main entrance to the church - when it was a church - was on that side
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Harjoe » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:24 pm

Just to let you know there are some great photos of the Mariners Church on the new web site from the National Liberary photos " search Kingstown "
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Derville Kennedy » Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:30 pm

Did anyone see the photo exhibition including some old Dominican Convent pictures, mostly of the nuns in the early part of the 1900s, could be wrong about the timing, but it was sometime roughly 12 years ago?
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Mariner » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:24 am

Museum News:
Midland Construction have just commenced phase three of the restoration. Doyles who did a very nice job with phase two are in receivership. Uner the direction of Felim Dunne. Midland will install central heating, wheelchair access, plumbing (toilets), entrance lobby, emergency lighting, some carpentry and other works. Opening looks like June, but could be earlier.
Two new stained glass windows have been installed, paid for by the harbour company.
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:17 pm

I found some photos of the interior of Mariners when clearing out stuff belonging to my son.
They were taken about 12/15 years ago when he was doing a school project.
Anyone interested in me uploading them, or have you all got pics of the interior?
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby grammer » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:52 pm

Hi gorey -
of course put the photos of the Mariners church up on the site
your son went to the trouble of taking the photos -so why not lets all have a look :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:54 pm

grammer wrote:Hi gorey -
of course put the photos of the Mariners church up on the site
your son went to the trouble of taking the photos -so why not lets all have a look :D :D :D :D :D


Ok Grammer
Will try and up.oad them tomorrow
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Strum » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:13 pm

If you need any help let me know Gorey. :D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:48 pm

Hi Guys
How do I upload photos here????
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Strum » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:10 pm

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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:56 am

Dont know if Ive done this correctly.
Anyway, just remember that son was only about 13 at the time, and is no expert!!!


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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:00 am

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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:02 am

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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:03 am

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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:06 am

Sory everyone
They are a bit on the large size - will have to practice re-sizing
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby Strum » Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:14 pm

gorey wrote:Sorry everyone
They are a bit on the large size - will have to practice re-sizing



No Gorey, they are fine. Well done on the uploading. :D
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:31 pm

Thank you kindly LOL
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby grammer » Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:35 pm

Nice photos gorey
more -more-more
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Re: Dun Laoghaire Maritime Museum

Postby gorey » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:11 pm

Sorry Gram
Yats the lot - they were only taken for a school project years ago
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