FOXROCK LOCAL HISTORY CLUB – NEXT PUBLIC MEETING

NEXT PUBLIC MEETING OF THE FOXROCK LOCAL HISTORY CLUB

This will be held in the Foxrock Parish Pastoral Centre

@ 20:00 on Tuesday 20 February 2018

LONG TALK  – Torpedoed! The sinking of the RMS Leinster.

This year marks the centenary of the sinking of the Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead ferry RMS Leinster. On 10 October 1918, the ship was sunk by a German submarine off the Kish Bank, resulting in the greatest ever loss of life in the Irish Sea. Philip Lecane, author of “Torpedoed! The RMS Leinster Disaster,” will speak about the sinking, with a special focus on local people who were lost in the sinking.

Speaker: Philip Lecane

SHORT TALK –  A Civil War night of bombs and bullets in Shankill – August 1922

Speaker: James Scannell

 

E-MAIL CONTACT DETAILS – info@foxrocklocalhistory.ie