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Why village sea centre & All-Ireland trail shine bright Marine Biologist Lucy Hunt has studied sealife from Greenland to Fiji, but two years ago she set up an interpretive centre in her home village of Waterville, Co Kerry, to showcase the riches on our own coastal doorstep. Read how the Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre was recognised along with the Great Lighthouses of Ireland campaign at yesterday’s Irish Responsible Tourism Awards here. Meanwhile, 90 students and teachers get a lesson in Bronze Age currach rowing courtesy of Waterways Ireland, GP14 world champion Shane MacCarthy is spotted out indulging his Solo passion, new Twitter account delivers Kinsale tide times in a tweet, and register quick for the Maritime Heritage Conference in Belfast and get a free lunch on SS Nomadic.
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