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.
  • Our national research vessels RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager are a key platform for Irish marine research
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NEWS & EVENTS

Irish sailor Gregor McGuckin

Heroic Irish sailor Gregor McGuckin returned to Ireland yesterday.

Students looking at crustacean larva on the screen at the Marine Institutes exhibit held at CuanBeo event in Clarenbridge. Photo courtesy of Andrew Downes, Xposure.

as part of the Clarinbridge Oyster Festival 2018.

3D image of an underwater mountain. Photo Cr INFOMAR

Maps of discrete areas of the seafloor have vastly improved in the last 20 years.

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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