Marine Institute

  • More Marine Species have been discovered in the past decade than ever before, with an average of 2,000 discoveries per year.

    More Marine Species have...

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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.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Caroline Cusack - Marine Institute, Canadian Ambassador to Ireland - Kevin Vickers and Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute. Photo Andrew Downes, Xposure

Carrying out a health check on the Atlantic Ocean...

Minister Creed Launches SeaFest, Ireland's National Maritime Festival. Photo Andrew Downes, Xposure

Galway is the place to be, Friday 30th June - Sunday 2nd July

Birthday boy Hugo Johnston, 7 today Friday explores Ireland’s first “Sea Science - the Wild Atlantic” at Galway City Museum during its official launch by Michael Creed TD Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. “Sea Science - the Wild Atlantic” is a free exhibition and is a partnership between the Marine Institute and Galway City Museum. Photo:Andrew Downes, xposure

Visit "Sea Science - the Wild Atlantic" exhibition.

Irish Sea Cod Tagging Project

to create a better understanding of cod mortality, abundance...

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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