Virgin Media announce sponsorship of The Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda



Thursday 30th March 2017: Virgin Media has been announced as title sponsor of 2017 The Irish Maritime Festive in Drogheda. The award-winning festival, now in its fifth year, takes place in Drogheda Port on 10th & 11th June . The largest annual Maritime event in the country, the festival attracts over 40,000 visitors. The family friendly event features a host of on and off shore activities over two glorious days.


Speaking at the announcement, Paul Farrell, Vice President of Commercial at Virgin Media, said “Virgin Media is delighted to support the Irish Maritime Festival as title sponsor. We are currently introducing our award winning services to more homes and businesses across Drogheda through our network investment programme. Our association with festival enables us to demonstrate one of our key strengths in delivering Ireland’s fastest broadband network through the provision of free public WiFi for all visitors attending the festival. It is not only a terrific event for the citizens of Drogheda and the north east but a fantastic opportunity to attract visitors to the region and benefit the local economy.”


Mayor of Drogheda, Cllr. Oliver Tully continued "Louth County Council is delighted to announce Virgin Media as title sponsor for the Irish Maritime Festival. The event in Drogheda Port is the largest and most complex annual festival in the north-east. The generous support of Virgin Media will aid the continued development, growth and success of the Festival.”


The Irish Maritime Festival in association with Virgin Media takes place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June. For more information visit MaritimeFestival.ie