World Ocean Day a Scorcher!

John Joyce (Marine Institute), Liam Twomey and Colette Lavin (Galway Atlantaquaria) and Cushla Dromgool-Regan (Marine Institute) guard a real treasure at the celebration of World Ocean’s Day at Galway Atlantaquaria on Sunday 10th June 2007.The Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria celebrated a scorcher World Ocean Day on Sunday (10th June) with a Pirate Party and other fun activities on one of the hottest days of the year.The event, which featured talks and displays from many other groups and agencies, highlighted the opportunities for sustainably developing the world’s oceans and Ireland’s 220 million acre marine resource.