Thursday, 2 June 2016

Hope you are enjoying this fabulous weather! Summer has begun and the water is warming up! Lots of life about, long days and spectacular sunsets!

Sea Synergy Marine Awareness centre and sea life exhibition re-opens this friday 3rd of June! Aswell as our live animals in our tanks, whale and dolphin exhibition and interactive displays we have some new features such as Pirate corner and inkeeping with Skelligs and Star Wars craze we have a fun Yoda search trail in the exhibition! Fun for all the family!

We have lots of kids (6yrs+) workshops planned for the weekends, so please let anyone you know who is down for the Bank holiday weekend and looking for fun activities for their kids to partake in, about the workshops in Waterville, the fine weather looks like it is here to stay! See poster attached for more details on workshops. Please email me or call 0877850929 to book on as limited spaces.
Sat 4th Beach explore and yoga 10am-midday.
Sun 5th Beach arts & Crafts 11am-1pm
Mon 6th Explore Seashore 11-12:30pm
Sat 11th Explore seashore  2pm-3:30pm

The 8th of June is International World Oceans Day and to celebrate Sea Synergy sea life exhibition will be free entry on the day. with a presentation on marine life and ocean conservation at 4:30pm. We will also be going for a swim on Waterville beach at 6:15pm so feel free to join us (in IRD carpark) for some blue mind time (weather permitting -fingers crossed it stays like this) and doing a 2 minute beach clean up before/after - every little helps!

I have teamed up with long time friend and fantastic yoga teacher and nutritionist Alexandra Carey to hold a half day wellness and nature connection workshop Called 'Optimum You' to be held in Tech Amergin on 18th of June. Lots of nutrition and health advice (incl why we need nature) in a relaxed fun environment. Contact Alex on 0876861844 or email her on or of course you can contact me too :)

The following weekend is Discover Derrynane weekend 24th-26th June with lots of outdoor activities and presentations on our fantastic biodiversity here on Iveragh. (All events are FREE) I will be giving a fun interactive Marine Creature Feature workshop on Sat at 3:30pm in Derrynane House followed by a presentation on the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG).

We still have some dates free for school beach days so please contact me asap if you would like to go to your local beach with your school and have your students discover the marine life there!

If anyone is interested in sailing or trying something new I have two sailing trips coming up this year which you can join us on: 
 1. IWDG & West Cork Sailing from Castletownbere to Camaret 'The Shelf Edge cruise'
Outward Cruise: Dates 28 th of August to September 7 th Castletownbere (West Cork, Ireland) to Camaret (Brittany, France)
Return Cruise: September 8 th to 18th Camaret (Brittany) to Castletownbere (West Cork).
Places are still available to join a cruise recording cetacean activity principally in the Irish EEZ from West Cork to Brittany where the shelf edge is targeted from Ireland to France on Jessy of Adrigole a 37ft yacht (Jessy). Contact

2. Sea Self - Mindfulness @ Sea Click the link to find out more 
St. Thomas, USVirgin Islands & British Virgin Islands Length: 9 days 8 nights Focus: Mindfulness at sea:) 

MAY news
We had a fantastic day for the German Press group and Failte Ireland at Bray Head so an audience of over 500,000 German  will know more about our beautiful SW Kerry coastline, WAW and the marine life that inhabit it through German media.

Also I was very lucky to get out in this fine weather to Skelligs guiding a great group over the weekend. If you or a customer of yours wants a local guide for the day please contact me for a fun filled and informative day on the Iveragh Peninsula, walking, boat trips, marine activities and wellness packages available.

And to finish up May we did an aerial survey onboard the Aircorps CASA 252 where we saw basking sharks, minke whales and lots of dolphins photos available on Facebook LH Marine & Sea Synergy

Looking forward to seeing you next week or over the summer! 

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