Sailing into Wellness

West Cork-built Ilen arrives in Madeira

BY SOUTHERN STAR TEAM  THE historic Irish cargo vessel the AK Ilen has retraced the path of legendary Irish sailor Conor O’Brien, following his route from Ireland to Funchal on the island of Madeira off Portugal to commemorate the centenary of his sailing.    Skippered by Conall Morrison, with a...

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The Voyage to Madeira

  An international Irish sailing event called the “Saoirse Rally” organised by the Irish Cruising Club was launched from Dun Laoghaire harbour, Co. Dublin, Ireland last Saturday 17th June 2023 to commemorate the heroic achievements one hundred years ago of legendary Irish sailor Conor O Brien...

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