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Fáilte Ireland’s new Platforms for Growth initiative which will invest €150 million into developing new visitor attractions across Ireland, offers a golden opportunity to revive the Salmon Life Centre project for Ballina, Senator Michelle Mulheirn has said.
NUI Galway, Dunguaire Castle in Kinvara, Port of Galway, GMIT Letterfrack, Galway Atlantaquaria, Galway Bay Boat Tours, Murphys Ice Cream, and the Marine Institute are among the local buildings joining in the national Go Atlantic Blue initiative this weekend to mark World Oceans Day on Saturday.
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Marine Institute headquarters in Oranmore tlast weekend as part of a three-day state visit.
The Marine Institute's Research Facility in Furnace, Newport, will open its doors to primary school students this week, and hold an open day this Sunday April 14 from 11am to 4pm.
Students from Rang 2, Scoil Shéamais Naofa, Bearna, got up close and personal with sharks on the RV Celtic Explorer as part of the Marine Institute’s outreach and engagement programme.
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’
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.