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

John Breslin, SmartBay Ireland and Francis Flannery, SonarSIM in preparation for this year’s event at National University of Galway on 29th June. More information at https://www.smartocean.ie/digital-ocean. Picture Credit Andrew Downes, XPOSURE

Driving opportunities of a Connected Ocean for Ireland’s Offshore Economy

SeaFest Festival App Now Available

SeaFest launches festival app with all the information you will need for Ireland's Maritime...

Amundsen Exhibition Opens at NUI Galway. Picture courtesy of the Fram Museum, Oslo.

Highlights the expeditions of the first Polar Explorer to navigate the South Pole

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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