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Bad Weather Forces Tallship to Abandon Final Race Leg
#TALL SHIPS – The first of the Tall Ships has arrived, the barque STS Pogoria, an A-class tallship which berthed in Dun Loaghaire Harbour this afternoon, albeit earlier than expected due to bad weather, writes Jehan Ashmore. The steel hulled…
Waterways Ireland Hosts Events for Young And Old at Dublin Tall Ships
#TALL SHIPS - Waterways Ireland has announced a series of events around Grand Canal Dock in support of the Tall Ships Races Festival. The events will be centred around the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre on Grand Canal Quay, with a full…
Volunteers Wanted for Dublin Tall Ships Festival Info Stand
#TALL SHIPS - Sail Training Ireland is seeking more volunteers to help out at the Tall Ships Races Festival information stand from next Thursday 23 to Sunday 25 August. Michael Byrne of Sail Training Ireland for Youth Development says organisers…
Join the Allianz All-Aboard Liffey Cruise For Just €1
#TALL SHIPS - Celebrating the arrival of the Tall Ships to Dublin, the Allianz All-Aboard Liffey Cruise for St Michael's House invites the public to join its maiden voyage of the River Liffey next weekend 23-26 August for just €1.…
Tall Ships Will Arrive in Dublin Ahead of Schedule Thanks to Summer Gales
#tallships – Strong, unseasonal winds of 40mph are propelling the 43 strong fleet in The Tall Ships Races 2012 towards the finishing line ahead of schedule. The race start was delayed because of the strength of the winds, nonetheless the…
Wait Almost Over for Celtic Mist Relaunch
#CELTIC MIST - The wait is almost over for the relaunch of the Celtic Mist, as The Irish Times reports on the completion of its 'make-under'. Tomorrow 12 August will see the ketch formerly sailed by late Taoiseach Charles Haughey…
Support for Ocean Youth Trust Ireland
#tallships – Ocean Youth Trust Ireland was recently presented with a cheque for £4,100.00 towards their work with young people throughout Ireland. The presentation was made by Mrs Janet Leckey, Trustee of the Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland when…
Celtic Mist Almost Ready for Relaunch Next Month
#CELTIC MIST - The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group's (IWDG) new research vessel is finally set for its official launch three weeks from this coming Sunday. As previously reported on, Celtic Mist - the yacht formerly sailed by late…
Festival Line-Up Announced for Tall Ships Races in Dublin Next Month
#TALL SHIPS RACES - 'First Mate' Keith Duffy joined Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar and new Lord Mayor of Dublin Naoise Ó Muirí on the first day of this year's Tall Ships Races to announce details of the spectacular line-up…
#tallships–The Tall Ship, Georg Stage, a 180-foot (57m) full-rigged Danish sail training vessel will arrive into Dublin Port tomorrow until Monday, 19th June and will give Dublin a preview of the ships that will be visiting for The Tall Ships…
Haughey Yacht Nearly Ready for New Life as Research Vessel
#TALL SHIPS - Celtic Mist - the yacht once owned by the late former Taoiseach Charles Haughey - will soon take to the waves in its new guise as a research vessel as its refit nears completion, today's Sunday Independent…
What Date is Tall Ships Dublin? 23rd to the 26th August 2012
#TALL SHIPS – The Tall Ships Races 2012 Dublin is organised by Sail Training International in partnership with Dublin Tall Ships Event 2012 Limited and the key lead agencies are Dublin City Council and Dublin Port Company. The Dates for…
Tall Ships Dublin Set to be Biggest Festival of 2012
#TALL SHIPS – Lord Mayor of Dublin, Andrew Montague started the countdown to August's Tall Ships Races arrival into Dublin today. Eighteen vessels are on the entry list for the 2012 Tall Ships Races which are set to conclude in…
Tall Ship Sail Training Open to All With Autumn Voyages
#TALL SHIPS - Sail Training Ireland for Youth Development (STIYD) has announced a golden opportunity for the general public to sail on a tall ship. Hot on the heels of the Tall Ships Races visit to Dublin this August, a…
Dublin Tall Ships 2012 seeks 150 Volunteers
Dublin is set to welcome The Tall Ships Race 2012 with magnificent vessels lining the city quays of the River Liffey from 23rd – 26th August. As final host port, Dublin can expect to see up to 1 million visitors,…
Volunteers with Marine Experience Sought for Dublin Tall Ships Event
The Dublin Tall Ships Liaison Team is looking for 150 volunteers to help out at the Dublin Tall Ships event this August. Organisers are recruiting Volunteer Ship Liaison Officers to ensure smooth sailing of the final leg of the event. …

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