Marine Institute

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  • 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

Irish Shipping Volumes up 2% during Q1 2016

Shipping and port activity increase when compared to the corresponding period of 2015

MI Singers supporting COPE Galway

Marine Institute Singers and SSE Airs Present Evening of Choral Favourites for COPE Galway

Public Consultation on Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site Lease application

A public consultation is underway on the Marine Institute’s application for a foreshore lease to...

: SeaFest Ahoy! Marking ‘European Maritime Day’ (20th May) to launch SeaFest 2016 is RNLI’s Stormy Stan, with Finn and Lillian Furey from Oranmore, on board an optimist. Photo Credit - Andrew Downes

Ireland's Maritime Festival, Galway

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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