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November Lecture Series: National Museum of Ireland and Dublin Port Company – What Lies Beneath?

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WEDNESDAY 7 NOVEMBER 1.00-1.45pm

First Port of Call – National Museum f­inds from Dublin Port, from Sea to River

Nessa O’Connor, an Archaeologist and Curator at the National Museum of Ireland will give this first lecture with a focus on the Museum’s involvement over many years with the archaeology of Irish ports.

This lecture will take place at the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

 

WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER  1.00-1.45pm

The Working River, a Harmonious Relationship between City and Port

This presentation by Niall Brady, Maritime Archaeologist and Director of the Archaeological Diving Company Ltd, highlights the work being done within Dublin Port as part of the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project, and shows some of the findings that have been made.

This lecture will take place at Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin 1, (5 mins from Point Luas Stop).

 

WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER  1.00-1.45pm

Mapping, Investigating and Documenting Historic Shipwrecks off the Dublin Coast

Karl Brady, Underwater Archaeology Unit, National Monuments Service, will present an illustrated update on research undertaken through mapping, documenting and investigating some of the many shipwrecks lost off the Dublin Coast with a particular focus on discoveries made in recent times.

This lecture will take place at the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Lectures can be booked by emailing educationarch@museum.ie or calling 01 6486 334.

Port Lecture Series