Marine Institute

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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

President Michael D Higgins visiting the Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme and Leave No Trace Ireland stand at the Ploughing Championships 2018.

The Explorers Education Programme in conjunction with Leave No Trace Ireland.

Gregor McGuckin yacht's - Hanley Energy Endurance

It's a great achievement to have endured 82 days in the Golden Globe Race.

Dr Jack D’Arcy, Dr David Jackson (Marine Institute) and Majbritt Bolton-Warberg (NUI Galway)

Cleaner Fish Biology and Aquaculture Applications.

Gregor McGuckin

in the middle of the Indian Ocean during an extreme storm.

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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