News & Events Archive 2010
Ireland welcomes the opportunity to input on major international strategy document
2010 "Stock Book" Values Irish Fish Stocks at €1.2 billion
“Real Atlas” of Ireland presented to Ms. Marie-Geoghegan Quinn
RESCALE Project Charts the Course of Climate Change on Western Rivers.
Irish Maritime Development Office Release Third Quarter Shipping and Ports
Catalogue of over 5,000 books relating to the sea now available for viewing
Hi-Tech Marine Sensing Systems Offer New Opportunities for Ireland
Intel and the Marine Institute Invest in Innovation
“Explorers” Primary School Marine Education Programme Launches on the East Coast
Young science enthusiasts, families and inventors from the past, present and future celebrated the launch of the national “Science Week” at Galway Atlantaquaria.
New Horizons in Sustainable Ocean Technology Discussed
International Shark Conference a First for Ireland
Stunning Underwater Landscapes Revealed
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.
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.
Four Years of Research Reveals Unique opportunity to Conserve Shark Species
Charter agreements are signed aboard the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway.
Ireland’s Research Vessel Celtic Explorer to undertake surveys for Newfoundland
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.
International Energy Agency experts workshop meet in Clontarf Castle, Dublin.
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.
The Marine Institute welcomes the publication of a major international marine environmental status report.
Irish marine researchers (including SMEs) are invited to comment and / or give input to future European Marine Research Strategy.
Announcement of over €23 million in European funding for Irish marine research groups, including ocean energy, sustainable fisheries, biotechnology and marine environmental monitoring.
Shipping volumes on key corridors have stabilised with a largely positive underlying trend
Marine Institute/EUROFLEETS project offers unique opportunity to sample science at sea
Former Obama Advisor sees a "Rebirth" in the Use of Industry Information to Guide Scientists.
Trial hatchery and ongrowing methods for a number of seaweed species being developed.
Fishermen and fisheries scientists get together to pool information on fish stocks
Opportunities for New Developments in the Marine Sector Discussed
Significant opportunities for cod farming in the west of Ireland - Minister told.
Europe's biggest ever investment in research and innovation.
National Shared Marine Research, Test and Demonstration Platform to facilitate the commercial development of cutting-edge technologies.
The Marine Institute raised over €5,500 recently (11th July 2010) in aid of Galway Lifeboat (RNLI) at its Summer Fête in Rinville, Oranmore.
ROV Holland 1 used in Joint Navy / Coast Guard / Marine Institute / Lighthouse Service Exercise off the Cork Coast.
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.
Competitive Recovery the only way forward for Europe - say Irish export firms
Warm Water Species on the Increase Around Ireland's Coasts
Closing date for funding applications is 16:00 hours on Friday 1st October, 2010
Robot submarine probes the depths for undiscovered sources of bioactive compounds off Ireland's continental shelf.
Feedback and ideas please by 4th July
Scientists and anglers in joint satellite-linked project to track Porbeagle sharks around Ireland
Calcium crystals reflect light to give a beautiful natural marine phenomenon
Marine Institute Workshop looks to a Smart Economy of the Seas
New and emerging technologies offer great opportunies for marine industries.
Minister Dempsey Announces National Schools "Follow the Fleet" Competition Winners
DAFF Workshop on "Strengthening Ireland in participation in FP7" is told.
The Marine Institute recently held an open day on board the national Research Vessel Celtic Explorer.
An estimated 62,000 additional ferry passengers were carried through Irish ports over the first six days of the aviation crisis
The Irish ports and shipping sectors began to show positive signs of recovery towards the last quarter of 2009.
The calendar of events for Galway’s forthcoming Month of Marine Madness during May has been launched.
The Folens/Phillips New Irish Primary Atlas features Ireland’s Seabed Territory
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.
Major Marine Institute Workshop Looks to a Smart Economy of the Seas
Dubliners come face to face with dogfish, spidercrabs and stafish in Merrion Square
Applications invited for access to 18 European research vessels.
Ocean monitoring networks, hi-tech research vessels, and weather forecasting systems feature on Ireland’s stand
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.
“Research in Aquaculture Must be Matched to Current Problems” says Irish Science Chief.
Science@Sea ship-based training courses returns in early April on board the national research vessel Celtic Voyager.
Remote sensors for pollution, pathogens and toxic plankton blooms under development at Dublin City University.
Diverse range of topics discussed
Damage done to fish stocks from discarded nets may not be as widespread as previously thought
Marine Institute launches new data resource on Irish fishing activity
Minister Tony Killeen Visits National Research Vessel in Galway
A study to record the wealth of knowledge held by fishermen is underway in Galway Bay