Museum supplied EUR11.5 k to recover Halpin uniform

The National Maritime Gallery of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire is thrilled to introduce we have actually been supplied over EUR11,500 in Heritage Council moneying to bring back as well as display the Royal Navy Reserve ceremonial dress attire of Captain Robert Halpin, the fabulous master seafarer from Wicklow that played a vital role in the laying of the initial transatlantic wire from Valentia Island to Newfoundland.

Halpin became an honorary Leader of the British Royal Navy Get– the branch of the Navy that made up vendor seamen employing to serve in the event of war or emergency. His stunning outfit uniform symbolizes the prestige in which his success were held and also acknowledged in his very own lifetime.

Read more in this weeks Dublin Gazette out in stores now The project to refurbish, display screen as well as protect the uniform will certainly bring his tale to

life, give a concrete visualisation of the guy and properly honour his tradition for future generations. The museum plans to launch the refurbished attire with a revamped exhibition on the life and career of Captain Halpin in October this year.

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