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WHALECOME BACK MARINE EXPLORERS!

Sea Synergy Marine Awareness + Education Centre have been very busy these past few months in Waterville, getting back up and running for the first school term in this ‘new normal’. They have been creating online activities and media while developing blended learning and outdoor classroom ideas, hoping to inspire the next generation of Ocean…

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April 30, 2021

Keep your friends close and your anemones closer

By Ashling Murray I am delighted to have joined the Sea Synergy team this summer as a marketing intern. Waterville is a great spot with Lough Currane on one side and the stunning Ballinskelligs Bay on the other. I am extremely grateful to have been given the opportunity to apply my passion for Ireland and…

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August 29, 2019

Blogging all summer long

By Mel McGuinness I have always been passionate about the sea and marine life. My experience as an intern with Sea Synergy has allowed me to share my passion for the ocean with so many people. My interaction with members of the public through the Sea Synergy exhibition and activities has given me many opportunities…

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August 29, 2019

August Update – Internship 2019

by Paula Farias Garcia Hi all! My name is Paula and I am an intern at Sea Synergy. I am from Madrid and I just finished my undergraduate in the UK in Biological Sciences and my main interest is Marine Biology. I was very lucky to get a position this summer in this incredible place…

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August 29, 2019

Another Intern Blog Post

By Megan Gaskin When I first arrived I was nervous, it felt like starting college again. All I could think was a new place, new people, new life. The Sea Synergy employees were very welcoming, on the second night here we went to eat Seaweed with John and Kerry-Anne Fitzgerald Atlantic Irish Seaweed. I was…

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August 29, 2019

Sea Synergy Internship Summer 2019

By Rebecca Murphy Sea Synergy has been an absolute whirlwind, I’m just nearing the end of my 6th week here and I can say without a doubt I have not done the same thing two days in a row at work. It’s so exciting and there is no typical day or week for that matter….

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August 29, 2019

First Week in Waterville

By Anna Hughes After a long but fairly smooth journey from Manchester, I was welcomed to the Waterville and the Sea Synergy center by the other interns, Megan and Rebecca. They showed me around the center and told me about their experiences so far. They had lots of exciting stories and assured me I’d be…

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August 29, 2019

Erasmus Experience with Sea Synergy

We had the pleasure of hosting two awesome French students this March! Here is a snapshot of their time with Sea Synergy: “My name is Lisa Catala, l am 18 years old, and I am living in France. Currently finishing a GMNF high school degree ( wilderness area management), I had the great opportunity to…

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August 29, 2019

First impressions for new season

First Impressions By Christie O’Toole, Sinead Kelly, Esmee Bannenberg and Cian McGuinness Hi, I’m Christie and I’ll be with Sea Synergy for the whole summer.  I’m really excited to be part of such a fantastic place with a very important message.  I did my undergraduate degree in Marine Science in NUI Galway and have recently…

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August 29, 2019

Shine a Light on Summer Festival

Life Beneath the Lighthouse workshop Discover Life Beneath the Lighthouse and what lies beneath the Wild Atlantic Way with local marine biologist Lucy Hunt from Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre. Lucy will reveal the marine life lighthouse keepers and their families would have seen whilst living on the edge between land and ocean! This…

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August 29, 2019

Intern positions for 2017 summer with Sea Synergy

Marine biology volunteer positions available at Sea Synergy Marine Awareness and Activity Centre, Waterville, Co. Kerry, Ireland: 2016 summer season Sea Synergy is a Marine Awareness and Activity Centre set up by marine biologist Lucy Hunt in her hometown; the beautiful coastal village Waterville located on the famed picturesque Ring of Kerry and Wild Atlantic…

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August 29, 2019

Sea Synergy

Hope you are well and Storm Ewan hasn’t caused too much disruption wherever you are! When the storm passed here this afternoon we had glorious blue skies and sunshine before sunset over the bay. We have had a busy start to February with school bookings for the Marine Explorers Programme for primary schools and Heritage in Schools Programme which…

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August 29, 2019