Marine Institute

News & Events Archive 2005

December 14, 2005

The Irish Maritime Development Organisation (IMDO) welcomes the announcement that a deal had been reached in the Irish Ferries dispute.

Since the beginning of the dispute, the IMDO has worked...

December 1, 2005

The Irish Marine Institute, the National University of Ireland Cork, and BioTrove in the United States, will be collaborating to identify individual Atlantic salmon stocks using a new, high-throughput system...

November 10, 2005

The challenges and opportunities faced by fisheries managers in conserving habitats for wild salmon will be addressed by leading expert Prof. John Armstrong of Scotland's Fisheries Research Services Freshwater...

October 17, 2005

Renewable ocean energy, new cures for disease, a key to assessing climate change trends and impacts are some of the rewards to be gained through research into Europe’s largest natural resource - the ocean. This...

October 7, 2005

The Marine Institute is concerned regarding recent newspaper reports on the discovery of the...

October 6, 2005

The IMDO welcomes the recent news that both Irish Ferries and SIPTU have agreed to enter talks to try and resolve the major issue of outsourcing on the Irish Sea. The Office presented a report to the Government...

September 30, 2005

Regeneration: an Opportunity for the Development of Marine Leisure  - an international conference hosted in Dublin today by the Marine Institute highlights the opportunity to regenerate ports and harbours as...

September 29, 2005

In the first of a major series of public lectures to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Marine institute's Newport laboratory, 'About the House' presenter and environmentalist, Duncan Stewart, will chair three...

July 25, 2005

Warmer seas, wetter winters, increased coastal flooding, more intense storms and geographic shifts in the range of key commercial fish species are just some of the challenges facing Ireland's €3 billion marine...

July 12, 2005

Opportunities for Ireland to develop its share of the €3,850 billion worldwide global maritime sector through a co-ordinated national marine research programme were discussed today (12th July) at Dublin Castle...

July 11, 2005

The Marine Institute, Newport is celebrating 50 years of research and innovation, since it was first established as the Salmon Research Trust of Ireland in 1955. Marine...

July 5, 2005

The Marine Institute is hosting a meeting in Galway today of scientists, seafood producers and industry regulators from 12 organisations around Ireland, Norway, the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Italy. The...

June 30, 2005

The Marine Institute's Turloch Smith, MacDara O' Cuaig and Robert Bunn aim to raise €20,000 towards the Carna lifeboat fund. As the three fishery scientists gear up to compete in the Triathlon Chonamara this...

June 28, 2005

Red/brown seawater discoloration and mortalities of marine organisms including pacific oysters, cockles and lugworms have been reported along the west and northwest coast. Samples analysed by the Marine...

June 22, 2005

The Marine Institute has just launched its 2005 call for marine research proposals under the National Development Plan. The programme supports marine research, technology development and innovation (RTDI)...

June 15, 2005

A historic Memorandum of Understanding between the Marine Institute of Ireland and the prestigious Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Bergen was signed today (Wednesday 15th June) in Dublin to...

June 7, 2005

The Marine Institute is investigating a potential case of Bonamia ostrea in a wild oyster bed in Lough Foyle. Bonamia ostrea is a microscopic single-celled parasite that affects flat oysters (Ostrea edulis) and...

June 2, 2005

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) has welcomed the news that APL, a subsidiary of the major international ship owner and logistics group Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), will open a dedicated Irish office...

June 2, 2005

Marine Minister, Pat the Cope Gallagher, T.D., presented the Marine Institute AquaReg Award to three Coláiste Phobail Cholmcille students on Tory Island, Donegal today.

The transition year...

May 26, 2005

Explorers of Europe's underwater world gathered at the Marine Institute, Galway this week as part of a programme to create the first seabed habitat maps for north-west Europe. As seabed habitats come under...

May 18, 2005

Ireland’s container traffic continues its record growth with an increase of six per cent on key strategic shipping routes in 2004. The statistics are revealed in the latest issue of the Irish Maritime Transport...

April 19, 2005

Forget trendy ring tones and images of your favourite pop star! The ultimate phone accessory for anyone interested in the sea these days is connection to the Marine Institute's network of five floating weather...

March 16, 2005

The Minister Marine, Mr. Pat the Cope Gallagher, T.D. is leading an Irish industry trade mission to the United States in a bid to develop and continue to sell Ireland as a prime destination for an estimated...

February 23, 2005

Up to 1.5 million adults in Ireland partake in some form of water-based activity, according to the ESRI study, A National Survey of Water-based Leisure Activities in Ireland 2003, commissioned by the Marine...

February 10, 2005

International Science Project to look at Survival of Wild Salmon at Sea.

January 19, 2005

The Marine Institute's special award at the Esat BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2005 was presented by Dr. Peter Heffernan, CEO, to Lee Caplin, a fourth year student at Stratford College, Rathgar...