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Scientists from the Marine Institute have discovered cold water coral reefs at previously unexplored depths off the west coast. The findings came about as part of the latest expedition at the furthest reaches of Irish waters.
It is hoped SeaFest will again dock in Galway in 2019, according Dr John Killeen, chairman of the Marine Institute.
If the sea was covered with a sheet of strong glass, and if the skies reflected off it, like they do off the water on a summer’s day, you can be sure we would be out there all the time, slipping and sliding on it, falling on our arses on it, making up strange glass-bound games to play on this strange playground.
‘Fishing for Business Opportunities: Catch onto new strategies at Our Ocean Wealth Summit’
A mesmerising cinematic experience will showcase some of the best ocean-inspired films and talks at SeaFest 2018. The Atlantic Theatre will host free talks from renowned cameraman Doug Allan, as well as screenings of the documentary Ireland’s Deep Atlantic and children’s animation, Song of the Sea.
The Seafest event, Ireland’s largest maritime festival will boost the Galway economy by more than €2million per day of its’ there day run from June 29 to July 1.
Paul Giblin was one of the most amazing athletes to come out of the west of Ireland in recent years. He was one of the most successful oarsman to come from NUIG BC, with 19 national titles, multiple representations and medals at international level and two medals from the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta.
High profile Galwegians are tackling the challenge of living ‘plastic free’ for the week commencing February 5 as part of Plastic Free Week in Galway City. Participants include Mayor of Galway City Pearce Flannery; Jake Heenan, Flanker for Connacht Rugby; JP McMahon, of Michelin-star restaurant Aniar; Hannah Kiely, Chief Executive of Galway2020; Dr Peter Heffernan, Chief Executive of the Marine Institute; and a number of well-known faces from the cast of Ros na Rún, among others.
The Marine Institute has been given the green light to proceed with the development of a renewable energy test site in Galway Bay, with the granting this week of a 35-year foreshore lease for the 37-hectare site off An Spideál.
The Marine Institute has refuted claims by the Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages group that cardiomyopathy syndrome was responsible for salmon mortalities earlier this year at three Connemara aquaculture sites, saying such allegations “are false”.