On both occasions, she met Joan Mulloy who is aspiring to qualify for the Vendée Globe Challenge 2020, a non-stop solo round the world race without assistance. Both women had met in Monaco a few weeks earlier, where the Burren Smokehouse's support for Joan's endeavour started.
They met again in Galway at Seafest, and then again on a fine day at a photo shoot organised by BIM (Ireland's Seafood Development Agency) in Killary Harbour.
Impressions from Seafest 2018, Galway:
And this is what the photo shoot on the fjord looked like (unofficial pictures):