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Marine Institute Singers Special Guests at Choir Factor 2014

Last years winners,the Marine Institute Singers were special guests at the annual Choir Factor at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.

Dr. George Rose from Marine Institute of Memorial University, Newfoundland and Shenna Fennell from NUI Galway will work alongside Irish and Newfoundland scientists during the voyage across the Atlantic from Galway to St. Johns Newfoundland, while on board the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer. Photographer: Andrew Downes Photography

Irish – Newfoundland Transatlantic research on the RV Celtic Explorer

The fourth multi-institution transatlantic survey to Newfoundland and Labrador onboard the RV Celtic Explorer departs from Galway.

RV Celtic Voyager

New multibeam on RV Celtic Voyager for seabed mapping

New multibeam on RV Celtic Voyager will allow a new level of detaiil to be captured for seabed mapping programs such as INFOMAR.

RV Celtic Voyager and RV Celtic Explorer _Photographer Andrew Downes

Additional Call for Funded 2014 Ship-Time Now Open

The Marine Institute has announced an additional call for funded ship-time on the RV Celtic Explorer and the RV Celtic Voyager.

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Taoiseach Launches Plan to Double Ireland's Ocean Wealth

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, launched a Government plan to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth by 2030 and increase the turnover from our ocean economy to exceed €6.4bn by 2020.