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Asgard campaign hits the papers

2nd February 2009

High profile signatories to Afloat's Raise the Asgard campaign have caught the attention of the national media this morning including musician Jimmy Crowley whose song 'My Love is a Tall Ship' has been adopted as the anthem for the campaign. Crowley tells Lorna Siggins of the Irish Times that he is also prepared to play benefit gigs in the US to raise salvage funds. The campaign will also feature in this Friday's RTE Seascapes programme presented by Tom MacSweeney. The Afloat petition to raise the Asgard began last week and has received 10,000 hits, attracting over 300 signatures and comments to date. Click here to view and join the hundreds of names already online.

Click this link for all Afloat's coverage of Asgard II's sinking, and the plans to raise, dive and replace her

Raise the Asgard - Afloat's 2008 online petition
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