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Explorers Education Project features in the new European Blue School handbook
Aibreán 12, 2021

Our Ocean - Marine Legends, Fairy Tales and Folklore in Ireland

In February, 70 primary school children, teachers and parents learnt about whales and dolphins through the Marine Institute’s Explorers Education Programme.
Feabhra 24, 2021

The Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme recently engaged with up to seventy primary school children, as well as their teachers and parents, who took part in the Explorers programme that focused on learning about Whales and Dolphins,...

Cushla Dromgool-Regan with Anna Quinn and Dr Noirín Burke from the Explorers Education Programme based in Galway, getting ready to distribute the My Explorers Seashore Guide Workbook now also available in Irish Mo Threoir Don Chladach Leabhar Oibre to schools taking part in the Marine Institute’s Explorers Education Programme. Photo Joe Regan.
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Nollaig 11, 2020

Connecting children, parents, teachers and the media with the seashore in Ireland.

Clontuskert students in front of newly installed solar panels sponsored by Microsoft SSE Airtricity and Activ8. Photo courtesy of St. Augustine's N.S. from Clonstuskert, in County Galway
Samhain 13, 2020

St. Augustine's N.S. Clontuskert, from County Galway.

Samhain 12, 2020

The Marine Institute is also encouraging children to get creative and colour in a picture of the RV Celtic Explorer.

Shark diaramma by Wexford primary school children. Photo Padraic Creedan, The Explorers Education Programme Outreach Officer.
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Samhain 4, 2020

They recently took part in the Marine Institute Explorers Education Programme.