Tall Ships race comes to Dublin
There's a lot happening from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th of August, as the Tall Ships Races 2012 finish in Dublin along with a huge festival to mark the occasion. With a fleet of forty ships in total across four classes of vessel, the arrival of the ships will be a sight to behold.
The Tall Ships Races have been going on since the 5th of July, starting in St Malo; France, then going to Lisbon; Portugal, Cadiz; Spain, A Coruna; Spain, and finally ending up here in Dublin.
With free events such as live music, workshops, talks and much more, there will be something for everyone at the Tall Ships Festival at the Dublin Docklands. You can find the entire timetable of events here (http://www.dublintallships.ie/festival/), separated by days.
If you are a visitor to Dublin, and are planning on going to festival, there are plenty of great hotels and B&Bs in Clontarf. Just take a look at our list here (http://www.loveclontarf.ie/see-and-do/eat-drink-stay/hotels-and-b-bs)
There are also plenty of highly-acclaimed restaurants in the Clontarf area (http://www.loveclontarf.ie/see-and-do/eat-drink-stay/restaurants)