An historical talk on the ‘Asgard’ will take place tonight Thursday 18th October, 8pm in Abbey Community College.
Pat Murphy will give an illustrated talk on the life of this famous yacht from her launch in 1905 to her conservation today in Collins Barracks Museum.
Her 23 day voyage to collect guns and ammunition for the Irish Volunteers and the landing of same in Howth in July 1914 is described in detail with unique photographs.
Admission – Donation.
The talk has been organised by Boyle ‘Let’s Go’ Club and all are welcome to attend.
(Image courtesy National Museum of Ireland)