Marine Institute

  • Apply now for our exciting new vacancies within the Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services Team.
  • 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

Photo of Oysters. Photographer Andrew Downes.

The Marine Institute has secured €800,000 research funding from the...

Lisa Doran Communication Stagiaire with the new Marine Institute website.

A key feature of our new website is that it uses responsive design....

Dublin Castle Seabed Mapping event

Ireland’s marine researchers have won €5.5m EU Horizon 2020 competitive funding

  Simon Spain from Ballygar Co Galway learned about fisheries research at the Marine Institute in Oranmore Galway during the open day for transition year students held as part of Galway Science & Technology Festival. Photo: Andrew Downes

Over 300 transition years students from Galway and further afield visited the Marine Institute...

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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