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Get-Together Planned For Polaris/Pride Of Galway Sailors

6th February 2014
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Get-Together Planned For Polaris/Pride Of Galway Sailors

#TallShips - For a number of years in the early 1990s, Ireland was the beneficiary of a gift of the use of a 25-metre ketch, Polaris, as a sail training vessel.  

This programme was highly successful, and under the name Pride of Galway the ketch took part in various Tall Ships events, along with providing much needed sail training berth for young people in Ireland.

In early April, Ben Garvey - whose family owned Polaris - will visit Ireland and it is proposed that there will be a get-together in Dublin for all those who were involved in this exiting programme.

For further information contact Fiacc Ó Brolchain at [email protected]

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MacDara Conroy

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