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Trainee of the Year Marissa O’Sullivan-Irwin receiving the award from Lord Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conroy and Sail Training Ireland Chairman, Seamus McLoughlin
Trainees who made outstanding contributions to the Tall Ships voyages organised in 2022 by the charity Sail Training Ireland were recognised at the Annual Awards Ceremony at the Mansion House, courtesy of Lord Mayor Caroline Conroy (on Saturday, 28th January…
Jacqui McCrum, Secretary General of the Department of Defence with Daragh Sheridan, Chief Executive of Sail Training Ireland at the signing of the Performance Delivery Agreements in Dublin
The Department of Defence will continue to provide funding to Sail Training Ireland for three more years from this year, 2023. This funding will provide sail training to young persons from disadvantaged backgrounds. This funding is subject to compliance with…
Young people learning to sail a Tall Ship on the Irish Sea will be interviewed on the Pelican
Friday night's RTE Nationwide Television Programme features three maritime stories at the start of the new year. Young people learning to sail a Tall Ship on the Irish Sea will be interviewed on the Pelican on Dublin Bay. Zainab Boladale…
The first photo reveals the lost Antarctic ship Endurance in the Weddell Sea
Marine Archaeologist Mensun Bound, named by National Geographic as ’the Indiana Jones of the Deep’, will thrill Ireland's Atlantic Youth Trust organisation with the story of how the Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship, was found in the most hostile sea on…
Aberdeen on the North Sea has been successful in its bid to bring the much-loved Tall Ships back to the Granite City in 2025 - for the first time in over a quarter of a century.
The North Sea port of Aberdeen, Scotland is to host the Tall Ships event again, it has been announced. Aberdeen writes BBC News have been chosen for the venue in 2025 having hosted the prestigious event twice, firstly in 1991 and…
The Atlantic Youth Trust Tall Ship Grace O'Malley is now back in Belfast
The Atlantic Youth Trust Tall Ship Grace O'Malley is now back in Belfast. The charity says will move to the Harland & Wolff shipyard for detailed scoping-out to repurpose the ship that arrived in Ireland this summer. As reported in numerous…
The broken mast of Harlingen lying across its foredeck
A wooden mast which broke suddenly on a Dutch historic sailing ship and killed three people on its deck had been rotting for at least four years beforehand, the Dutch Safety Board has found. In the two years prior to…
The 164ft Grace O’Malley makes her Cork Harbour debut
Tall ship Grace O'Malley arriving in Cork Harbour this evening for a weekend visit to Leeside to show herself to the public. The 164-ft ship is due to be in the city until Tuesday. As reported in numerous articles in…
A dream emerges from the mist - ST Grace O'Malley Arrives In The Liffey
When we remember that as recently as 1576, the most memorable visit to the Dublin area by the Connacht Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley resulted in her kidnapping of the heir to Howth Castle in a dispute about the hospitality -…
A heart-stirring sight – Grace O’Malley under full sail
In recent days, we’ve seen celebrations honouring the super-star young sailors who have brought major international sailing medals of gold, silver and bronze home to Ireland and their rightfully-delighted families and cheering local clubs. These are sailors whose special talent…
Grace of Malley, a 164-ft tall ship, destined to be the island of Ireland's sail trainee for youths, is to visit Warrenpoint Port and open to free public access as part of the Loughside Festival
Grace O'Malley, a 164-ft tall ship which drew considerable attention in Derry and Belfast as Afloat reported, and which is destined to serve the island of Ireland as a training vessel for young people as part of the Atlantic Youth…
Lord Mayor of Belfast, Tina Black presents Captain Gerry Burns with an official plaque of Belfast that will be presented to the Mayors of Dublin and Cork where the Grace O'Malley will visit later this month. From L-R -  Brian O'Malley (Ship’s Chief Operations Officer), Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Tina Black, Captain Gerry Burns, Catherine Noone (Development Director, Atlantic Youth Trust)
The Grace O’Malley was a massive attraction in Derry last month at the Maritime Festival, said the Captain, Gerry Burns, whose home is in Newcastle Co. Down The 164-ft tall ship is destined to serve Ireland as a training vessel…
Tall ship adventures as The Brian Ború set sail from Cork City's quays today, with 10 young trainee sailors, as part of an initiative with Sail Training Ireland
Tall ship, The Brian Ború has set sail from Cork's city centre quays today, with 10 young trainee sailors and 3 crew on board, as part of an annual initiative with Sail Training Ireland. The Sail Training Bursary scheme, supported…
Fifty young Irish trainees have taken part in an intensive week-long voyage as crew members of three different sailing vessels. They received their certificates of completion of the Sail Training Ireland Asgard Armada Voyage 2022 from Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers at a special awards ceremony in Dublin’s Docklands. The participants were nominated to take part by various youth organisations throughout the country
Fifty exceptional young Irish trainees, who took part in an intensive week-long voyage as crew members of three different sailing vessels, today received their certificates of completion from Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers at a special awards ceremony…
The Argentinian tall ship “Libertad” pictured sailing into Dublin Port today
Dublin Port and the Embassy of Argentina in Dublin have welcomed one of the world’s largest Tall Ships, the 340-foot-long Libertad, on a two-day visit to Dublin. She is berthed at Berth 18, next to the 3Arena, and will be…
A message from Grace O'Malley - 'Young people of the Island of Ireland - This is Your Ship'
Grace O’Malley or in Irish, Grainne Ni Maille, was the head of the O Maille dynasty in the west of Ireland. She is a well-known historical figure in sixteenth-century Irish history and in popular culture often referred to as "The…