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It’s one of two types of days for Captain Brian Sheridan. As both harbour master and deputy chief executive at Port of Galway, his time is often split between delivering presentations and walking the docks in his high visibility, weatherproof gear.

1st March, 2015

Today is a suit and tie day. Port of Galway is a port authority responsible for the safety and success of Galway City’s maritime operations.

“A port is a piece of infrastructure that facilitates the movement of goods and people, just like a road or railway,” Sheridan explained.

His role as harbour master makes him the port’s superintendent, responsible for enforcing port regulations concerning navigation safety and harbour security, as well...

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