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Back Row – Ciaran Callan (Director, Drogheda Port Company) Tony Mc Loughlin (Former Owner Brian Boru Sailing Vessel) Nessa Lally (Drogheda Port Company) Paul Fleming (CEO Drogheda Port Company) Seamus Mc Loughlin (Chairman Sail Training Ireland)     Front Row – Sinead O’Byrne (Drogheda Grammar School) Shauna Murphy ( Sacred Heart School Drogheda) Mayor of Drogheda Frank Godfrey.
Last Saturday, (2nd February) Sail Training Ireland held their Annual Awards event at the Mansion House in Dublin. The annual awards, as reported by Afloat.ie here recognise excellence, achievement and outstanding contribution in the sailing community at all levels. The Drogheda…
The visit of the Tall Ship Belem was recalled  at the seventh annual prize giving and season Launch event at the Mansion House in Dublin at the weekend
On Saturday 2nd February 2019, Sail Training Ireland held their 7th Annual Prize Giving and Season Launch event at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring. As previously reported by Afloat.ie, the event at…
Dublin Lord Mayor Nial Ring will host Sail Training Ireland for its annual prize-giving and season launch at The Mansion House this Saturday
Sail Training Ireland will hold its seventh annual prize-giving and season launch event this Saturday 2 February at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring. The event will see awards being presented to trainees…
Deaf and hearing-impaired children set out on a six-day sail training voyage aboard the tall ship Pelican of London last summer
Sail Training Ireland chief executive Daragh Sheridan has hailed the recently announced Government funding for young people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds to take part in tall ships training voyages as “a hugely positive development for the charity”. Sheridan added…
The sailing ketch Brian Ború is one of Sail Training Ireland’s partner vessels
Minister of State with responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has announced further details of the new funding approved by Cabinet young people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds to embark on tall ship training voyages. Joined by Minister of State…
The sailing ketch Brian Ború is one of Sail Training Ireland’s partner vessels
This week sees the announcement of new funding approved by Cabinet for young people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds to have opportunities to embark on tall ship training voyages. Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, and…
The sailing ketch Brian Boru is one of Sail Training Ireland’s partner vessels
Sail Training Ireland has been shortlisted for the 2018 National Inclusion Awards under the Adventure category. The not-for-profit initiative, which gives people from various backgrounds opportunities to crew tall ships, welcomed the news as “recognition of the fact that 86…
Spinal Injuries Ireland is putting a call out for people to join their SII Tall Ship crew this May
Do you want to join us and be part of an unforgettable experience and help raise funds for Spinal Injuries Ireland? This is an adventure not to be missed. May 2019 Spinal Injuries Ireland is embarking on their inaugural Tall…
Trainee ship TS Pelican of London, berthed at St. Micheals Wharf, Dun Laoghaire Harbour on Tuesday morning just hours before the 70 year old barquentine departed on Stage 1 of a 7  month voyage across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. The next day due to encountering a fishing buoy, the ship had to divert to Rosslare ferryport where divers gave clearance to confirm no damage was caused to the propellers of the cruiser-stern vessel.
#Tallships - During stage 1 of a 7-month voyage of the Atlantic Ocean, a UK trainee tallship diverted off the Irish coast, having picked up a fishing bouy that could of compromised the barquentine's propellers, writes Jehan Ashmore. As Afloat…
The 70 year old trainee-ship TS Pelican of London on the River Liffey is docked in Dublin's 'Dockland's (financial quarter) on 11 October. On that day youth trainees from a German college embarked the tallship at the North Wall Quay for a 7 month voyage (officially from Dun Laoghaire) across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. On the left are portacabins at the development site of 'Capital Dock' on Britain Quay, where commercial shipping last took place some 20 years ago, albeit in the form of laid-up and or sell-listed general cargoships.  Facing opposite of this quay is Ringsend, from where this view overlooks the River Dodder meeting the Liffey.
#Tallships - A UK tall ship that embarked youth trainees in Dublin Port this week followed by a call to Dun Laoghaire Harbour is from where a 7 month charter voyage started of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean, writes Jehan…
The six-day Sail Training voyage is aboard the Tall Ship Pelican of London
Twenty four deaf and hearing impaired students along with four aided communicators from around Ireland have set out on the adventure of a lifetime on a 6-day Sail Training voyage aboard the Tall Ship Pelican of London. The voyage organised…
Tall Ship Bellem departs Dublin Bay accompanied by local yacht Ruth II
A flotilla of yachts and pleasure craft including sailing dinghies, RIBs and angling craft gathered off Dun Laoghaire Harbour today to wish Bon Voyage to 16 Tall Ships who visited Dublin Bay over the Bank Holiday weekend and are now en route to…
The departing Dublin Tall Ship fleet should be viewable off Dun Laoghaire from 1pm today
After a successful three day Tall Ship festival of sail in Dublin Port, up to 17 Tall Ships will depart as a fleet this morning, raising the prospect of a spectacular sight off Dun Laoghaire on the south side of…
Pictured on board ‘The Pelican of London’ tall ship berthed on Sir John Rogersons Quay were Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mícheál Mac Donncha, LT/CDR of L.E Orla, Ronan McLoughlin, Terre Duffy, Water Ways Ireland, Derek Kelly, Dublin City Council, Mary Weir, Dublin City Council and John McKeown, Waterways Ireland at arrival of The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta into Dublin Port today Friday, 1st June until Monday, 4th June 2018
The Tall Ships that have been anchored in Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire since Thursday have arrived in Dublin City Centre this evening for the start of the Tall Ships Regatta. Read more about the event here.  The Sail Training…
Local craft with three Tall Ships anchored off Dun Laoghaire. Up to 17 are due in Dublin Port for this weekend's Tall Ship Regatta
Up to five Tall Ships arrived into Dublin Bay overnight and are moored off Dun Laoghaire this morning in anticipation of this weekend's Dublin Tall Ships Regatta on the River Liffey at Dublin Port. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the regatta…
Brian Ború which is take part in a voyage between Derry-Londonderry and Belfast as part of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018. Afloat adds the Waterford based gaff-rigged ketch (above arriving to Dublin) operated by Traditional Boat Charters Ltd is among several vessels participating in the Sail Training Ireland programme this season.
#TallShips- An opportunity for local young people of all backgrounds and abilities are being offered the chance of a lifetime to take part in a sea voyage between Derry-Londonderry and Belfast as part of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018. The…

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