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Royal Irish Yacht Club

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Nickname(s)  RIYC
Website  http://www.riyc.ie
Founded  1831
Royal Irish Yacht Club
Location  Dún Laoghaire Harbour, County Dublin

The Royal Irish Yacht Club is located in Dún Laoghaire Harbour, County Dublin Ireland. The club was founded in 1831, with the Marquis of Anglesey, who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo being its first Commodore. John Skipton Mulvany designed the clubhouse, which still retains a number of original architectural features.

Past members of note:

  • First Duke of Wellington (elected 1833)
  • Daniel O'Connell (elected 1846)
  • Admiral Sir Charles Napier (elected 1848)
  • Sir Dominic Corrigan (elected 1858)
  • Sir Thomas Lipton (elected 1906)
  • George A. Birmingham (elected 1915)
  • Conor O'Brien (elected 1923)
  • References

    Royal Irish Yacht Club Wikipedia


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