Marine Institute

News & Events Archive 2001

December 7, 2001

A new deep sea exhibition will be on display in Galway Atlantaquaria on Saturday 8th December 2001. The display has been presented by the Marine Institute and will show what Ireland’s seabed would look like if...

December 7, 2001

A new tonnage tax regime introduced in the budget this week has already had a positive impact on the Irish Shipping Industry. Arklow Shipping has announced that the MV Arklow Rose, launched today in Holland,...

December 5, 2001

The Irish Shipping Industry will benefit significantly from tax measures introduced in this year’s budget. The Tonnage Tax regime will protect the long-term future of the industry and help secure jobs both...

September 17, 2001

StreamScapes is a dynamic new educational initiative that focuses on catchment management and aims to increase environmental awareness of rivers, lakes and streams. Key elements of the programme include...

September 13, 2001

The Marine Institute is working with the UCD Environment Institute to host a major review of environmental issues and performance in the marine area. You are invited to attend a workshop that will take place at...

August 31, 2001

A report 'Options for Marine Leisure Development in Waterford Estuary', launched today by the Marine Institute, will help to develop essential spatial planning guidelines for marinas in Waterford. Dunmore East...

August 15, 2001

New discoveries about the extent of Ireland's deep sea coral reef and carbonate mound structures were obtained over the last three weeks using advanced offshore...

June 6, 2001

Dolphin watching, sea sports, and other marine ecotourism activities in the West Clare Peninsula will receive a boost today (June 6, 2001) with the launch of IRRUS, a new branding for marine ecotourism in West...

May 2, 2001

The first offshore marine weather buoy to be positioned in the Irish Sea will further increase the accuracy of weather forecasts for this busy route that will have direct benefits for sailors, ferry crossings...

April 10, 2001

Identification of commercial fishing grounds from space – this is the ultimate goal of a hi-tech, collaborative study between the Irish Marine Institute and the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric...