Marine Institute

  • 90% of it lies beneath the ocean.

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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

Repro Free: Wednesday 22nd November 2017. Pictured at the Marine Institute’s announcement of funding grants totalling €3.3 million was the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, the funding grants which are being made in two research areas – Specialist Marine Equipment and Ocean Law and Marine Governance. Picture Justin McInness

In specialist marine equipment and Ocean Law & Marine Governance.

Collaborating for better marine resource management at INFOMAR Seminar

highlighting the impact and value of Ireland’s national seabed mapping programme.

Marine Institute Singers to perform Christmas Concert December 9

Along with Anna-Louise Costello & Cólaiste Éinde Choirs.

Irish Weather Buoy Network to feature on RTE’s Weather Live

M5 weather buoy which broke free during Storm Ophelia.

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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