The biggest event in Ireland in 2011, the Tall Ships Races, will take place for four days from 30 June to 3 July in Waterford, which is located on hour from Wexford. This is suitable for language students to visit this great celebration. Ireland will play host to over 70 majestic Tall Ships and it promises to be one of the most spectacular and colourful events in the world! Half a million visitors are expected to visit the South East over the four days to enjoy food, music, street theatre and fireworks. Come along, experience and enjoy what promises to be an amazing festival. Have a look at the list of events that will take place over the four days.