ROMEOS visit the National Yacht Club

11 November 2014

On Friday 3rd October the ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out) plans to cross Dublin Bay aboard the Dublin Bay Cruiser the St. Brigid were scuppered by adverse weather resulting them having to make the arduous crossing to the South side by DART.

The occasion was the first outing of their 2014/2015 serious of monthly outings. The venue was the National Yacht Club where they enjoyed a very pleasant lunch..

Throughout the day our thoughts were with our late departed and great supporter Seamus O’Carroll who died in July while returning from an Irish Cruising Club rally. To mark the occasion a minutes silence was observed during the lunch. Our sympathies go to his partner Eileen and his family.

Moving on, the ROMEO November outing on Wednesday 19th sees them take to the air again and fly to Edinburgh. Part of the day’s itinerary includes a visit to the former Royal Yacht Britannia.

Report by Pat Murphy with pictures from Pat and Conor Lindsey.

Pre-lunch drinks
A welcoming choral recital
Frank Dillon and Bernard Freyne

Kevin Monks, Brendan Logue and Paddy O'Neill

Pat Murphy - the ROMEO scribe

Chief ROMEO Gerry O'Neill addressing his subordinates

Observing the minute silence in memory of Seamus O'Carroll

Coffee time...

Coffee time