Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Ireland

John Power

John Power

John Power Author of Maritime History of County Wexford

Author of Maritime History of County Wexford – Volumes 1- 3

John Power, who spent over 37 years working as a commercial fisherman, also long time Secretary of the Kilmore Quay Fishermen’s Co-Operative, who was elected Chairman of the Irish Federation of Fishermen’s Co-operatives established in 1971 to represent fishing interests during EEC entry negotiations and is a former director of Bord Iascaigh Mhara. He is also a former assistant editor of the Kilmore Parish Journal. John, whose home overlooks the sea in Kilmore Quay, has spent his retirement years examining Government papers, public inquiry reports, harbour board minutes, coastguard and lifeguard records, the register of the Receiver of Wreck, and local, national and English newspapers. 

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