SeaFest Galway - June-July 2017
SeaFest showcases Ireland’s abundant maritime resources – raising awareness of the value and opportunities provided by the sea and also celebrating its proud maritime heritage.
SeaFest 2017 ran from June 30th to July 2nd in Galway, incorporating a series of marine-related business and research events, the Annual Our Ocean Wealth Summit, as well as a maritime festival running over the weekend.
Over 100,000 people attended SeaFest in 2017!
As part of the event, Irish Argo activities were presented, including an exhibition in the wetlab of the R/V Celtic Explorer Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd July, where the Marine Institute had the Euro-Argo demonstration Argo float on display alongside their own operational Apex float, which attracted many people.