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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…

Keep your friends close and your anemones closer

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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…

Blogging all summer long

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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…

August Update – Internship 2019

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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…

Sea Synergy Internship Summer 2019

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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….

First Week in Waterville

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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…

Shine a Light on Summer Festival

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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…