Maritime Figures


Commodore John Barry

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


Grace O’Malley

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

William brown

Admiral William Brown

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


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..