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Commemoration of the famous Yacht Asgard in Collin’s Barrack Museum

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Pat Meehan is joined by PAT MURPHY an historian and they’re talking about this year’s commemoration of the Asgard .He presents the life of this famous yacht from her launch in 1905 to its current conservation in Collin’s Barracks Museum. Her 23 day voyage to collect guns and ammunition for the Irish Volunteers and the landing of them in Howth in July 1914 is described in detail with unique photographs.

Duration: 14'46" DATE: March 3, 2016
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Pat Meehan
Interviewee:Pat Murphy
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:famous Yacht, Howth, Collin's Barrack Museum, Irish History, Asgard, commemoration
LocationDublin Time Period:2016
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20160303_NST_003
Rights:Creative Commons License
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