Next Meeting – Tuesday 8th November 2016 at 8.15 pm
The loss of the Baltic and her crew at sea in November 1916
by Brendan Grimes
‘The speaker’s grandfather John Grimes and his crew were lost at sea in November 1916 from the schooner Baltic. Using extant letters to and from Captain Grimes written shortly before his death the speaker will discuss the life of contemporary sailors and the events leading to the tragedy.’
Location & Time: Keane’s Bus Bar, Skerries, 8.15pm, 8 November 2016.
Membership fee of €10 for the new membership year can be paid on the night.
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Time & Tide 10
The latest volume in the Time & Tide series is now on sale at €15 a copy. Time & Tide 10 contains a new selection of research papers on Skerries related topics. Each volume in the Time & Tide series contains a mix of subject matter from authors both historical and contemporary who in their different ways contribute to our knowledge and appreciation of Skerries, the people and the place.
Committee Members 2016/17
Chair – Brendan Grimes
Vice Chair – Carmel Power
Hon Secretary – Stephanie Bourke
Hon Treasurer – Elaine Skehan
Hon Librarian – Maree Baker
Hon Archivist – Hugh Halpin
PRO – George Hand
with Marie Bashford-Synnott, Pauline Hanlon, Geraldine Clarke, Peter McNally, Brendan Morrissey and Norma MacMaster.