Marine Institute

  • than fish in the ocean by 2050.

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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

The INFOMAR survey team, accompanied by 2 American and 2 Irish marine science students are clearly excited about seabed mapping on the Celtic Explorer

The 1st deepwater INFOMAR survey of 2018 on the RV Celtic Explorer

Ireland’s Deep Atlantic sees underwater cameraman Ken O’Sullivan

Ireland’s Deep Atlantic begins on Sunday, 22nd April at 9.30pm on RTÉ One

Snugboro NS at the smolts tank

Primary schools and visitors got to see all the research been carried out

Conal Docherty, Adam Burke and Killian Goaley from Galway at the Marine Institute TY training week 2018

Twenty TY students recently completed a week of marine science and technology training

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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