Watch: Tightrope walker stuns crowds at Seafest in Cork

Ireland's largest free family-friendly maritime event took place in Cork over the weekend, with music, attractions, boat tours and a food market just some of the highlights of SeaFest 2019.

One of the main attractions to the summer event was high-wire circus artist, Chris Bullzini who took part in an awe-inspiring tight-rope walk across the Lee.

The wire ran from Clontarf Bridge to City Quarter on Lapps Quay and saw spectators holding their breath as Bullzini traversed the famous Cork river.

SeaFest saw crowds battling driving rain and basking in glorious sunshine as they packed the length of the Port of Cork for multiple events including:

  • cooking demos from top Irish chefs,
  • vessel tours, including tours of the LE Samuel Becket and the LE Niamh,
  • water sports,
  • and interactive workshops

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