Marine Institute

  • is one of the longest defined coastal routes in the world.

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  • 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

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NEWS & EVENTS

Chief scientist Ciaran O’Donnell, Marine Institute with the BBC One Show film crew before the WESPAS survey. Photograph Fionn O'Fearghail

and were joined by the BBC "One Show" for the 2nd leg

Dr Noirin Burke, Explorers Education Programme with teachers from Maree National School, Galway during the annual week long teachers training, learning about how to use marine themes on the primary school curriculum.  Photograph Cushla Dromgool-Regan

Seashore fun activities and projects to teach students about Ireland's marine resource

Follow the Lancer's position - the red line is the sailboat’s current position 28th July 2017.

Track the Lancer to see where it will end up? It may be near you?

Bursar Group Oranmore – Grace English, Mico Kinneen, Eoin Conroy, RoisÍn Dobey, Amanda Egan and Louisa Sinclair at Marine Institute headquarters in Oranmore.

And are among the next generation of marine scientists and experts...

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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