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    Just checked re the 25 pounders because one of...

    Just checked re the 25 pounders because one of the papers referred to them as the 105mm's. Now I know that media errors are nothing new when it comes to military matters but just thought I would...
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    Are they the 25 pounders retained for ceremonial...

    Are they the 25 pounders retained for ceremonial shoots that carried out the 21 gun salute from the Aras for the President's inauguration?
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    I imagine the 21-gun salute will be fired from...

    I imagine the 21-gun salute will be fired from the esplanade inside the front wall of Collins but facing out over the Croppy's Acre ...
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    Presidential Inauguration, 11 Nov 2011

    I gather there was a fairly big dress rehearsal in Dublin today for the Inauguration on Friday next (11 Nov). Anybody know the general outline and timings for events such as the 21 gun salute, Air...
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    Is this the first time that a GOC Air Corps has...

    Is this the first time that a GOC Air Corps has been appointed to DCOS position?
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    French Minesweeper Styx moored on John Rogerson's...

    French Minesweeper Styx moored on John Rogerson's Quay over the weekend just abaft P41.
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    Exhibition is very worthwhile, full marks to...

    Exhibition is very worthwhile, full marks to Michael Whelan and colleagues. Some job dismantling the Marchetti to get it in the gallery door and then re-assemble.

    The gallery, owned by South...
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    Dutch Frigate in Dublin Port over the weekend....

    Dutch Frigate in Dublin Port over the weekend. HMNLS Van Galen F834 was moored down the docks over the weekend still flying the Dutch flag. Curiously the ship was sold to the Portugese Navy by...
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    Spectacular spinnaker I would say and nice finish...

    Spectacular spinnaker I would say and nice finish overall... will certainly keep the flag flying at domestic sailing events in the absence of an Asgard type.
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    A few corrections/confirmations to above posts...

    A few corrections/confirmations to above posts .... Pollock Dock is OPEN to visits ... two naval vessels alongside both open for visits (but not on Sunday) ... the RFA ship is MOUNTS BAY ... very...
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    Canadian visitor in Dublin

    Does anybody know if there is a Canadian frigate in Dublin port ... spotted a bus with the placard HMCS Toronto and some crew on board in the city today but no sign of a vessel at the usual mooring...
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    Just asked because I know they were planning...

    Just asked because I know they were planning something ceremonial to mark his last MATS departure from Casement ...
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    Bertie at Baldonnel

    anybody know what kind of send-off the Taoiseach got at Baldonell yesterday? Did they have a fly past to mark his last departure on an IAC aircraft as Taoiseach?
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    HMS Tyne in town

    HMS Tyne is moored at Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, -- a River class offshore fishery patrol vessel. Modern, interesting arrangement -- one of three on a five year lease from Vosper Thorneycroft.
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    Does anybody have any knowledge of other Navy...

    Does anybody have any knowledge of other Navy ships due to visit Dublin in the coming months?

    Thank you.
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    That's an interesting list and I hope you will...

    That's an interesting list and I hope you will kindly keep it updated for dublin as the spring arrives. hope the bridge works on the quays near the customary mooring place for naval ships will not...
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    AP, thank you for correcting me on the facts of...

    AP, thank you for correcting me on the facts of the Shannon crash. I did not research the incident and while I vaguely knew of the crash I had not realised that there were four fatalities. That was a...
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    The dove was an attractive aircraft all right --...

    The dove was an attractive aircraft all right -- the cockpit roof had a distinctive aerial type protrusion which was eye catching.

    i think the guys from photo section spent many hours trundling up...
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    There was a Diesel engined Scorpion on display at...

    There was a Diesel engined Scorpion on display at a field day in Naas in early September ....
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    Naval berth in Dublin to disappear?

    I notice extensive piling in the Liffey on Sir John Rogerson's Quay where visiting Naval ships traditionally moored and was a good place for getting a close up view of such vessels. Presumably this...
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    Long retired ... last served in Senate in 1992.
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    It was a great occasion today. Six AIIIs and...

    It was a great occasion today. Six AIIIs and three A139s in the air in formation. Great formation flying and low key ceremonial all creating a great sense of occasion. At the very end all six...
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    Regarding the name I would say very few people in...

    Regarding the name I would say very few people in Ireland are aware of the prefix 'LE as in Long Eireannach = Irish Ship' -- its a nice one and fits in with international naval protocol. But when was...
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    Ship in Dublin

    Sorry about this guys could not find the thread for Foreign Ships visiting (thought I saw it in th epast on this site). In any vent spotted a vessels at Sir John Rogersons Quay, Dublin last week (17...
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    ADCs

    A small but high visibility element of the DF that rarely gets mention in these parts are the ADCs (principally at the Aras) but also to an Taoiseach. A few questions:

    1. How many of them are...
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