80,000 visitors are expected to descend on Galway this weekend for SeaFest, the national maritime festival. Sligo Food Trail will be well represented with our very own Seaweed Queen, Dr. Prannie Rhatigan, on the LookWest.ie keynote speaker list. Prannie recently featured in the popular Faces of the Sligo Food Trail series.

The line-up at the LookWest.ie Marquee will include keynote speakers, fun performances, a showcase of brilliant West of Ireland products and businesses all inspired by the sea and surfing culture. You can find the marquee here.

Catch Prannie’s spellbinding seaweed talks on Saturday 1st July at 3pm and on Sunday 2nd July at 11.45am.

SeaFest is a fun, free summer festival for all ages and the programme of events includes a seafood fair, seafood cookery demonstrations with celebrity chefs and seafaring family fun. There will be tours of ocean going vessels, leisure craft and boats, exhibits on marine life and lots more fun and educational activities. It takes place in and around Galway harbour and docks this weekend 30 June – 2 July.