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Thrilling tales aboard the sailing ship Jeanie

DUBLIN tall ship Jeanie Johnston is hosting a series of cultural events for adults.

A SPECIAL series of maritime monthly tales aboard the Jeanie Johnston has been announced by Below The Surface and will take place on the first Wednesday of each month beginning on November 7 at 8pm.

The stories will feature tales from 11th-century Vikings and the Dublin slave trade, to pirates, emigration and the doomed 19th-century polar expedition.

It kicks off with film producer John Murray talking about the doomed British voyage of the Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin in 1845. Tickets for each event cost €15 and are available online at www.jeaniejohnston.ie