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Captain Conway Shipley, Royal Navy – The Monument

(Posted: 2017-03-23 | Organization: AngloINFO - the Global Expat Network, Portugal | Category: Culture and Sports)

The monument, known locally as the Monument to the “Inglês Morto” (Dead Englishman) is dedicated by his fellow officers to Captain Conway Shipley, Royal Navy, who was killed by the French at Belém on 23 April 1808. It is located beside the Tagus River at Paço de Arcos, in the municipality of Oeiras, just outside Lisbon.

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Captain Conway Shipley, Royal Navy – The Project to Restore the Monument

(Posted: 2017-03-23 | Organization: AngloINFO - the Global Expat Network, Portugal | Category: Culture and Sports)

As my husband and I had both served in the Royal Navy for many years we instinctively felt a duty to try and raise awareness of the condition of this monument and to explore ways to have it restored. Having served at NATO for two years previously we started by contacting the local NATO Commander and, through his offices, we were given a contact in the Oeiras Town Council (Câmara de Oeiras).

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The Royal British Club Golfing Society Ernst Young Challenge

(Posted: 2016-09-11 | Organization: The Royal British Club, Lisbon | Category: Culture and Sports)

Monthly report of the Royal British Club Golfing Society - The Ernst Young Challenge.

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International Women in Portugal - Visit to Romanian Modern Painting Exhibition at Palacio da Ajuda

(Posted: 2016-08-31 | Organization: International Women in Portugal | Category: Culture and Sports)

27 Members of the IWP, Associates and Guests attended a guided tour of modern Romanian paintings, dating from 1875 to 1945, at Palåcio da Adjuda.

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Cascais Tide Gauge

(Posted: 2012-06-21 | Organization: | Category: Culture and Sports)

Invitation to visit the Cascais Tide Gauge.

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New Collection of Bilingual Tales

(Posted: 2012-03-03 | Organization: | Category: Culture and Sports)

Isabel Mateus's fifth book, Contos do Portugal Rural / Tales of Rural Portugal, has recently been published by Gráfica de Coimbra 2.

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IV Feira de Desporto de Cascais

(Posted: 2011-09-06 | Organization: Unknown | Category: Culture and Sports)

A Feira de Desporto é um evento desportivo que visa divulgar as entidades desportivas existentes no concelho de Cascais, promovendo as suas modalidades e atividades junto da população, através de espaços de exposição, demonstrações desportivas e atividades de experimentação.

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