Quays come alive with Maritime Festival
Published 23/06/2015 | 00:00
WEXFORD'S Quays came alive over the weekend for the annual Maritime Festival, which organisers said was the biggest so far, with more than 40,000 attending.
Saturday saw the biggest attendance, the sunny, balmy weather drawing large crowds to a feast of food, entertainment and good fun for all.
Highlights were the amazing aircraft display unbelievable stunts, Including the stunt aircraft performance there were five aircraft shows with visits from the Air Corps and Irish Coast Guard.
The weekend included a great display of emergency services, local food and great children's fun which made for a relaxed, family atmosphere which was enjoyed by all.
Speaking after the event, festival directors David Maguire and Lorraine Galvin said they couldn't have been happier with the turnout and the feedback.
'This year was definitely the biggest yet and it couldn't have happened without the support of our volunteers, visiting organisations and sponsors,' said Lorraine.
The event is organised by a small number of RNLI volunteers and the wider community of Wexford emergency services, children's performances, environmental and Wexford Food Family made it a wonderful event.