Marine Institute

  • from the ocean, we would have enough to give every person on earth 9lbs of the precious metal!

    Marine Fact

  • 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

Galway Bay Tide Gauge 16 Oct 2017

Ophelia brings unusual surge event to Galway

Pupils from Coláiste Croí Mhuire, An Spidéal with Conall O'Malley, Scientific & Technical Officer, Marine Institute

Spiddal School Science Project to understand our seas ends up in Scottish Waters

European Marine Board

European Marine Board meet in Galway to further knowledge of the ocean through marine science...

Record individual wave measured in South East by M5 weather buoy during Ophelia

The Irish Weather Buoy Network is designed to improve weather forecasts and safety at sea around...

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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