A Skerries Regatta of long ago

Paper 080

Lecture – 1967

Author – Shiels, Joseph

Published in: Time & Tide Vol 2

Also in Nat. Library No: P.7633

Based on reports from the “Freeman’s Journal” of September 1854. First regatta held in Skerries. Horse racing on the strand. Letter from Blood-Smyth dated February 1944 re details of yachts and owners in Skerries from 1860 to early 20th century.