Youth charity to repurpose ship of dreams for island of Ireland

Atlantic Youth Trust is a registered charity that exists to build life skills, resilience, and co-operation in children and young people across Ireland, and it has found the perfect vessel in the tall ship Grace O’Malley

The Grace O’Malley (Lady Ellen) is built to the highest specification of Submarine Steel in Sweden

All hands on deck! We invite you to support our unique 164-foot tall ship – to be repurposed as the Grace O’Malley, an island of Ireland youth development ship. Our plan is to replace the beloved youth training ships Asgard II and the Lord Rank, which were lost.

In a dynamic new plan, our ship will be the ocean-going partner of a broad cross-section of youth organisations, colleges, agencies, sporting and cultural groups – in ...