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

Aoife Muldoon and Emily Egan St  Brigid's Vocational School Loughrea get to see the work that takes place on the RV Celtic Explorer

TY placements hosted by INFOMAR at the Marine Institute

Minister of State Joe McHugh TD lauched the INFOMAR Programme's new survey vessel, naming her the RV TONN at the Poolbeg Yacht, Boat Club & Marina.

INFOMAR Programme’s new survey vessel - RV Tonn...

Connor Farrell of Scoil Mhuire Lourdes, Carrigaline, Co Cork  pictured at Explorers Education Programme workshop held at Lifetime Lab, Cork City. Photographer Clare Keogh

Primary schools participate in the Explorers Education Programme.

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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