In Galway: Love your Beach Week Day by Day Guide 7th – 10th June

Galway City Council Love your Beach Week is back for the third year, with expert environmental talks, beach clean-ups, sounds of the sea percussion workshops, and a children’s sandcastle building competition! Events take place from the 7th to the 11th June, on Ballyloughane, Grattan, Salthill and Silverstrand beaches. All events are free of charge and open to young and old. World Oceans Day 2023 is celebrated on June 8th and you can order a free beach clean up kit from clean coasts!!

Wednesday 7th June – Ballyloughane Beach

5pm: Launch with Mayor/ Litter clean up with Beach Buds Clean coast group

5pm: Workshop ‘’Beachcombing for Biofacts’’ Gary Kendellen, Atlantaquaria

6pm: Fun Workshop ‘’Drum sounds and the Sea’’ with Community Spirit Drumming

Thursday 8th June – Grattan Beach 

5pm: Litter Clean up with Galway Volunteer Centre

6pm: Workshop ‘’How beaches help us tackle climate change’ Dr Kevin Lynch, University of Galway.

Friday 9th JuneSalthill Beach at Ladies beach Kiosk

4pm: Rock pooling experience and Litter Clean up with Galway Atlantaquaria

5.30pm: Fun Workshop ‘’Drum sounds and the Sea’’ with Community Spirit Drumming

Saturday 10th June – Silverstrand

4pm: Litter Clean up with Bailte Slachtmara Bhearna

5pm: Workshop ”Why are coastlines valuable and how do we use science to understand them?” Dr. Eugene Farrell, University of Galway

6pm Workshop: Children’s Sandcastle building competition