Capt Robert Halpin

Born in Wicklow on the 17th February 1836, son of James Halpin, innkeeper of Wicklow Bridge House. (Now known as Bridge Tavern)  He was the

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Ballycotton Lifeboats

Ballycotton Lifeboats byNicholas Leech and Brendan O’Driscoll Ballycotton Lifeboats The history of Ballycotton Lifeboat Station Co. Cork was launched by RTE presenter and personality Derek

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Renovations

Building on the Past for the Future   Now that the Museum in the Former Mariners’ Church is open again, this page is out-of-date.  It

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John McGregor Skinner

The Life and times of John McGregor Skinner  by Peter Scott Roberts Published by Portyfelin Heritage and Literary Group, 2006 €40 12.50 The first reaction might

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Remember: Cymric and 11 crew

SCHOONER CYMRIC Bergin, Philip, Wexford Brennan, James, Wexford Cassedy, Christopher, Athboy, Co. Meath Crosbie, James, Wexford Furlong, Kevin, Wexford Kieran, Bernard, Dundalk McConnell, Cecil,Dublin O’Rourke,

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Remember: Kerry Head, 12 crew

S.S. KERRY HEAD Begley, Thomas, Limerick Naughton, George, Limerick Byrne, Dick, Wicklow Naughton, James, Limerick Davidson, William, Carrickfergus Nicholl, George, Carrickfergus Drummond, Charles, Blackpool O’Neill,

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Remember: ILV Isolda, 6 lost

Sunk by aircraft off Waterford coast, 19th December 1940 Dunne, P.,12 Sallynoggin Villa, Dun Laoghaire, aged 45. Farrell, W., Seaman; Dun Laoghaire Hayden, J.J., Fireman;

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