Marine Institute

  • Apply now for interesting and challenging career opportunities.
  • Ireland's marine territory covers up to 220 million acres (approx. 880,000km2), an area 10 times greater than our landmass.
  • Our national research vessels RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager are a key platform for Irish marine research
  • Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth - An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland
  • A thriving maritime economy in harmony with the ecosystem and supported by the delivery of excellence in our services.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski

Closing date extended until the 2nd August...

Pictured on-board the Optimist are Finn and Lilian Furey from Oranmore, who are particularly looking forward to SeaFest’s ‘On the Water’ activities. SeaFest will take place at Galway Harbour on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July. Photo Cr Andrew Downes

SeaFest Sails into Galway

Galway Bay, photo credit Cushla Dromgool-Regan

Marine and renewable energy test site in Galway Bay...

AREAS OF ACTIVITY

We undertake, co-ordinate, promote and assist in marine research and development. We also provide services related to research and development that promote economic development, create employment and protect the marine environment. Find out more about any of of primary areas of activity.

INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES

Our laboratory facilities, national research vessels, deep water ROV, marine renewable energy services and unique catchment research facilities provide an essential platform for marine research.

> RESEARCH VESSELS

> NEWPORT CATCHMENT FACILITIES

> MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY

> LABORATORY & BUILDING FACILITIES

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