Maritime Figures

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Commodore John Barry

Born March 25, 1745, Tacumshane Co Wexford
Died September 13, 1803, Philadelphia, United States

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Grace O’Malley

Born: 1533, Umhaill, Co Mayo
Died: June 18, 1603, Rockfleet Castle, Newport, County Mayo

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Admiral William Brown

Born June 22, 1777, Foxford, Co Mayo
Died March 3, 1857, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Captain Robert Halpin

Born 16 February 1836 Wicklow, Ireland
Died 20 January 1894 Tinakilly House, Wicklow, Ireland

It will give you a first-hand impression of the Museum as it used to be, a church of worship, a Mariners Church
Come and view the actual optic as depicted by James Joyce in ‘Ulysses’ (and weighing in at almost 10 tonnes!)
We have created a radio room complete with vintage Marconi radio stations. Come in and send a message in Morse Code
A great story of how we have (seemingly) an artefact from the RMS Titanic. Plenty of twists and turns..