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Tall Ship Sailing News in Ireland. Events from Around the Country
#tallships – The visit today to Dun Laoghaire by the square rigger Kaskelot is the latest appearance here by a ship which has had a very varied career. She was originally built as a wooden motor ship in Denmark in…
#TallShips - Dun Laoghaire Marina has put out a reminder to watch for a special visitor to the harbour this coming Thursday 28 May in the shape of the tall ship Kaskelot. The Baltic Trader, which dates from 1948, was…
#JeanieJohnston - The Irish Times reports that the replica famine tallship, Jeanie Johnston which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is part of €8 million in cash and…
#Jeanies€100kbill – The responsibility of Jeanie Johnston soon to be transferred to Dublin City Council faces annual running costs of some €100,000, reports the Herald.ie The replica famine ship which was undergoing repairs when previously reported on Afloat.ie is among…
#BelfastTallShips – As of today, there are exactly 50 days to go until 50 of the world's finest Tall Ships begin to arrive on Belfast Lough. Belfast Harbour will act as the home port before the start of the 2015…
#TallshipsDrogheda - The Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda which has drawn thousands of visitors to Boyneside received a major boost with the official announcement that Maxol, has come on board as the festival's main sponsor. Last year over 37,500 people…
#VoyagePackage - Sail Training Ireland in association with Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club in Ringsend, Dublin Port, are offering a special package of benefits including memberships and a voyage. To celebrate the launch of this initiative two tall ships 'Maybe'…
#tallshipsbelfast – Sailing and maritime charities are to raise cash from the big summer Tall Ships Spectacular in Belfast this July. The Tall Ships Company Ltd has appointed five key charities who will benefit from the event, according to the Belfast…
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