Marine Institute

News & Events Archive 2010

News :
December 13, 2010

Ireland welcomes the opportunity to input on major international strategy document

December 7, 2010

2010 "Stock Book" Values Irish Fish Stocks at €1.2 billion

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December 3, 2010

“Real Atlas” of Ireland presented to Ms. Marie-Geoghegan Quinn

November 29, 2010

RESCALE Project Charts the Course of Climate Change on Western Rivers.

November 25, 2010

Irish Maritime Development Office Release Third Quarter Shipping and Ports

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November 23, 2010

Catalogue of over 5,000 books relating to the sea now available for viewing

November 18, 2010

Hi-Tech Marine Sensing Systems Offer New Opportunities for Ireland

November 17, 2010

Intel and the Marine Institute Invest in Innovation

November 12, 2010

“Explorers” Primary School Marine Education Programme Launches on the East Coast

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November 9, 2010

Young science enthusiasts, families and inventors from the past, present and future celebrated the launch of the national “Science Week” at Galway Atlantaquaria.

News :
November 8, 2010

New Horizons in Sustainable Ocean Technology Discussed

November 5, 2010

International Shark Conference a First for Ireland

November 3, 2010

Stunning Underwater Landscapes Revealed

News :
November 1, 2010

The Explorers Education Programme run by Galway Atlantaquaria with the support of the Marine Institute is emerging out of the deep blue sea and into space to celebrate the launch of National Science Week 2010.

News :
October 22, 2010

EU Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn welcomes the Ostend Declaration: a call for recognition of the Seas and Oceans as one of the Grand Challenges for Europe in the 21st century.

October 12, 2010

Four Years of Research Reveals Unique opportunity to Conserve Shark Species

October 11, 2010

Charter agreements are signed aboard the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway.

October 8, 2010

Ireland’s Research Vessel Celtic Explorer to undertake surveys for Newfoundland

October 4, 2010

Brendan Smith TD, Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Food launches the publication of the final report on the RESCALE project at the Marine Institute in Newport, Co. Mayo.

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September 28, 2010

International Energy Agency experts workshop meet in Clontarf Castle, Dublin.

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September 27, 2010

The European Commission invites on-line public input to explore how the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP: 2007) could be implemented in the European Atlantic Area.

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September 24, 2010

The Marine Institute welcomes the publication of a major international marine environmental status report.

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September 22, 2010

Irish marine researchers (including SMEs) are invited to comment and / or give input to future European Marine Research Strategy.

September 15, 2010

Announcement of over €23 million in European funding for Irish marine research groups, including ocean energy, sustainable fisheries, biotechnology and marine environmental monitoring.

August 25, 2010

Shipping volumes on key corridors have stabilised with a largely positive underlying trend

August 25, 2010

Marine Institute/EUROFLEETS project offers unique opportunity to sample science at sea

August 24, 2010

Former Obama Advisor sees a "Rebirth" in the Use of Industry Information to Guide Scientists.

August 9, 2010

Trial hatchery and ongrowing methods for a number of seaweed species being developed.

News :
August 5, 2010

Fishermen and fisheries scientists get together to pool information on fish stocks

News :
July 27, 2010

Opportunities for New Developments in the Marine Sector Discussed

July 27, 2010

Significant opportunities for cod farming in the west of Ireland - Minister told.

July 23, 2010

Europe's biggest ever investment in research and innovation.

July 21, 2010

National Shared Marine Research, Test and Demonstration Platform to facilitate the commercial development of cutting-edge technologies.

July 15, 2010

The Marine Institute raised over €5,500 recently (11th July 2010) in aid of Galway Lifeboat (RNLI) at its Summer Fête in Rinville, Oranmore.

July 11, 2010

ROV Holland 1 used in Joint Navy / Coast Guard / Marine Institute / Lighthouse Service Exercise off the Cork Coast.

July 2, 2010

The Marine Institute is having a Summer Fête – Family Fun Pirate Day at its headquarters, Rinville, Oranmore on Sunday 11th July from 1.00 pm in aid of Galway Lifeboat.

June 29, 2010

Competitive Recovery the only way forward for Europe - say Irish export firms

June 28, 2010

Warm Water Species on the Increase Around Ireland's Coasts

News :
June 25, 2010

Closing date for funding applications is 16:00 hours on Friday 1st October, 2010

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June 10, 2010

Robot submarine probes the depths for undiscovered sources of bioactive compounds off Ireland's continental shelf.

News :
June 2, 2010

Feedback and ideas please by 4th July

News :
June 1, 2010

Scientists and anglers in joint satellite-linked project to track Porbeagle sharks around Ireland

News :
May 27, 2010

Calcium crystals reflect light to give a beautiful natural marine phenomenon

May 26, 2010

Marine Institute Workshop looks to a Smart Economy of the Seas

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May 25, 2010

New and emerging technologies offer great opportunies for marine industries.

May 20, 2010

Minister Dempsey Announces National Schools "Follow the Fleet" Competition Winners

News :
May 19, 2010

DAFF Workshop on "Strengthening Ireland in participation in FP7" is told.

News :
May 18, 2010

The Marine Institute recently held an open day on board the national Research Vessel Celtic Explorer.

April 22, 2010

An estimated 62,000 additional ferry passengers were carried through Irish ports over the first six days of the aviation crisis

April 20, 2010

The Irish ports and shipping sectors began to show positive signs of recovery towards the last quarter of 2009.

April 19, 2010

The calendar of events for Galway’s forthcoming Month of Marine Madness during May has been launched.

April 7, 2010

The Folens/Phillips New Irish Primary Atlas features Ireland’s Seabed Territory

March 25, 2010

The Marine Institute headquarters and laboratory facility at Oranmore, Co. Galway was honoured by a visit by both the US and UK Ambassadors to Ireland, The Honorable Mr. Daniel M. Rooney and His Excellency Julian King.

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March 17, 2010

Major Marine Institute Workshop Looks to a Smart Economy of the Seas

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March 15, 2010

Applications invited for access to 18 European research vessels.

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March 15, 2010

Dubliners come face to face with dogfish, spidercrabs and stafish in Merrion Square

March 10, 2010

Ocean monitoring networks, hi-tech research vessels, and weather forecasting systems feature on Ireland’s stand

February 26, 2010

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Mr. Tony Killeen T.D. launches a special “Review of Irish Shellfisheries” at the Irish Skipper Expo 2010 in Galway.

News :
February 23, 2010

“Research in Aquaculture Must be Matched to Current Problems” says Irish Science Chief.

February 16, 2010

Science@Sea ship-based training courses returns in early April on board the national research vessel Celtic Voyager.

February 12, 2010

Remote sensors for pollution, pathogens and toxic plankton blooms under development at Dublin City University.

News :
January 28, 2010

Diverse range of topics discussed

News :
January 20, 2010

Damage done to fish stocks from discarded nets may not be as widespread as previously thought

January 18, 2010

Marine Institute launches new data resource on Irish fishing activity

News :
January 8, 2010

Minister Tony Killeen Visits National Research Vessel in Galway

News :
January 6, 2010

A study to record the wealth of knowledge held by fishermen is underway in Galway Bay

News :
January 5, 2010

Once considered unimportant as a factor in coastal economies, jellyfish are now playing increasingly significant roles in coastal ecosystems and processes.