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Saturday 21 October 2017

The Asgard 
a century on

One hundred years ago today Erskine Childers and others landed 900 rifles at Howth from the yacht, the Asgard.

The daring move is seen as one of the key events in the battle for independence.

If you're in the Howth area tomorrow it's worth attending a sail-in there to commemorate the event.

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