Marine Institute

  • Explores our marine world - from the rocky seashore to the deep sea.
  • provide information on wave height, wind strength and temperatures
  • 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

Shadow Graphic

NEWS & EVENTS

Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan, Fishmonger Pat O'Connell and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD review the 2018 Marine Institute Annual Stock Book, which is one of the principal annual publications of the Institute, providing the latest impartial scientific advice on commercially exploited fish stocks of interest to Ireland.  Picture Cr Darragh Kane.

providing the latest impartial scientific advice on commercially exploited fish stocks of...

Guy Westbrook

"The health of our ocean is very directly tied to our own, and we need to take looking after it...

Marine Singers 2018

Friday, 7th December @ 8pm, Galway. In aid of COPE Galway.

Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine Michael Creed TD with Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan and Evelyn Cusack, Head of Forecasting at Met Eireann at the announcement of the investment of €700,000 in the Marine Data Buoy Network in 2018. Pic Darragh Kane

Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network

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

MI Headquarters
side