Marine Institute

News & Events Archive 2015

Lough Feeagh, Newport, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Image courtesy of Mary Dillane, Marine Institute
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December 17, 2015

Lough Feeagh, Newport is one of 235 lakes studied

Presentation of the Annual Fisheries Stock Book 2015 to Minister Coveney. Picture courtesy of the Marine Institute.
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December 15, 2015

Marine Institute presents 2015 Stock Book

Cross Cutting Marine Opportunities in EU Funding
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November 23, 2015

Save the Date: Thursday, 7th January 2016

EMB Policy Brief, No 2 November 2015, Delving Deeper
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November 20, 2015

A call for major progress in deep sea research...

Export Cargo Q3 2015
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November 19, 2015

when compared to Q3 2014.

Sea for Society logo
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November 18, 2015

Launch in Brussels, 18th November.

Marine Institute Singers pictured with their conductor, Carmel Dooley and CEO Peter Heffernan.  Photographer Cushla DromgoolRegan
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November 18, 2015

For her outstanding commitment to the singers.

Sea for Society logo
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November 17, 2015

The Sea for Society Marine Outreach and Ocean Literacy Think Tank will take place next Thursday 26 November 2015 at the Marker Hotel, Dublin. Please find attached a draft agenda for the Think Tank. Registration for the event is free and lunch...

Augmented Reality (AR) Sandbox,  pupils from Colaiste na Coirbe Harry Donnellan, James Gavin and Eoghan Brophy. Photo:Andrew Downes, xposure.
November 16, 2015

to explore sustainable oceans for science week

Professor Mário Ruivo Prize
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November 16, 2015

“Your Ocean, Your Future” Project Contest

All-Island Horizon 2020 Conference for Societal Challenge 2
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November 9, 2015

Westin Hotel - 1st December 2015

Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan and Measuring the Ocean Economy
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November 9, 2015

Glenlo Abbey, Galway - 24th November 2015

Seascape, Photographer Tomasz Szumski,Courtsey of the Marine Institute
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October 30, 2015

The importance of the oceans highlighted globally.

CFER receives funding for 2016-17 survey work. Photograph courtesy of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University Newfoundland
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October 29, 2015

Atlantic research continues between CFER, Newfoundland and Labrador and the Irish Marine Institute

The RMS Leinster, lost in 1918 after being torpedoed off Howth Head. Over 500 people lost their lives – this is the greatest single loss in the Irish Sea. Sediment waves are currently moving over the wreck. Photo courtesy INFOMAR/Ulster University/Marine Institute
October 2, 2015

in the Irish Sea using a EM2040 onboard the RV Celtic Voyager.

 Marine Institute Singers pictured with their conductor, Carmel Dooley. Photographer Andrew Downes
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September 29, 2015

Marine Institute Singers are 2015 Workplace Choir of the Year

Marine Institute Singers pictured with their conductor, Carmel Dooley
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September 25, 2015

LIVE in the National Concert Hall - Sunday, 27th September

Irish Maritime Forum 2015
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September 16, 2015

National Maritime College of Ireland - 25th September

CTD being lowered into water_Image courtsey of the Marine Institute
September 11, 2015

Seminar examining ocean acidification to take place at NUI Galway

ocean image
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September 10, 2015

Lecture by Dr Richard Feely, NOAA, 7.30pm Wednesday 16th September 2015 at NUI Galway

Professor Gerry Boyle Director of Teagasc, with Dr Eoin Grealis of SEMRU (NUIG), Prof Cathal O’Donoghue of Teagasc and Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institute, at the launch of a new report on the Economic Impact of the Irish Bio-Economy. The report highlighted the major job potential in the Irish Bio-Economy. Photo: John T Ohle Photography.
September 10, 2015

Economic Impact of the Irish Bio-Economy report launched

Explorers Education Programme Expands in Galway photographer Andrew Downes
September 3, 2015

Applications open for Galway, Mayo, Clare and Sligo.

Bloom of Karenia mikimotoi extending along coastline SW Cork taken from Air Corps Casa  Aircraft_Joe Silke Marine Institute
September 3, 2015

Joint monitoring exercise of Algal Bloom in South West completed by the Marine Institute.

RV Celtic Voyager and RV Celtic Explorer - Photographer Andrew Downes
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August 26, 2015

Framework agreement for Survey Support Services

Fishing gear
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August 26, 2015

Framework agreement for the supply of Fishery Sampling Services

Photographer Aengus  McMahon Photography
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August 10, 2015

SEAI, the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights deliver Ireland’s latest marine research environment.

Residue Testing
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August 6, 2015

The National Residue Control Plan for 2014 has been published...

Wilton Park House, Dublin
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July 30, 2015

We’ll be at our new address from 12th August 2015

2015 Bursary students meet for Induction day training at the Marine Institute, Oranmore
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July 30, 2015

Marine Institute bursary students inspire bright future for marine sector

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent. Picture courtesy of Mac Mackay photos
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July 24, 2015

The continuation of an exciting science collaboration...

Cathal and Ruth Cullen with Minister Simon Coveney at the Cullen Fellowship Programme launch on July 10th 2015 during SeaFest in Cork
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July 21, 2015

In memory of Anne, who made a significant contribution to the work of the Marine Institute.

Commissioner Vella, Minister Simon Coveney & Dr. Peter Heffernan at the Marine Institute, Oranmore, Co. Galway
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July 10, 2015

Roundtable discussion with Seafood Industry at Marine Institute.

Minister Simon Coveney and Dr Peter Heffernan SEMRU Ocean Energy Report
July 10, 2015

‘Blue Economy’ significant contributor to Ireland’s Economy

Primary school teachers use quadrants to search for marine life on Gratton Beach during Explorers Teacher Training Workshop 2015 run by the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria
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July 9, 2015

Seashore fun activities and projects to teach students about Ireland's marine resource.

2015 Bursary students meet for Induction day training at the Marine Institute, Oranmore
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June 26, 2015

Welcome to all 23 students on their 8 week placement at all our locations around Ireland...

NMCI to host the 67th International IASST Meeting & Conference
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June 16, 2015

National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy on the 19th & 20th of October

The Cork Educate Together National School visited the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer in Galway on their school trip as part of the Sea for Society (FP7) initiative. Photo: Andrew Downes: XPOSURE
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June 12, 2015

Ocean awareness and impact that the ocean has...

Image of a 3D animation of the largest feature mapped in the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone, extending 3708m above the surrounding seabed. The shallowest depth is 979m below sea surface, with depths of 4687m recorded at the base some 20km away.  Note the legend is depth rather than height. The triangle is a single slice (swathe) of multibeam data acquired from the ship on the sea surface, moving along its survey track – the white line.
June 9, 2015

Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance reveals seabed secrets

IRELAND’S FIRST NATIONAL MARITIME FESTIVAL LAUNCHES ON WORLD OCEANS DAY: As World Oceans Day is celebrated across the globe today (8 June), Minister for Agriculture, Food. the Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced the first national celebration of Ireland’s oceans, SeaFest. The inaugural SeaFest, will take place this year in Cork Harbour on 10 and 11 July, and will see thousands of visitors enjoying the fruits and pleasures of the sea, from boating trips, yacht sailing, open water swimming,
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June 8, 2015

SeaFest, Ireland’s Maritime Festival, Cork, July 2015

Our Ocean Wealth 2015 Conference
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June 4, 2015

July 10th & 11th, Cork. Ireland's Maritime Festival.

Pictured on board the LE Samuel Beckett at the announcement that the second annual Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference will be held in Cork on 10 July are: Officer Commanding L.E. Samuel Beckett Lt Cdr Anthony Geraghty, Minister Simon Coveney T.D., Conor Healy CEO Cork Chamber, Chairman Of Bord Iascaigh Mhara  Kiernan Calnan. Photograph: Darragh Kane
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June 2, 2015

Global leaders in maritime economy to convene in Cork

Ireland's research vessel RV Celtic Explorer is the platform for the trans-Atlantic survey
June 2, 2015

Celtic Explorer sails St John's Newfoundland to Galway

Republic Of Ireland Q1 2015. Photograph courtesy of Dublin Port Company.
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May 20, 2015

Shipping and port activity increase when compared to same period in 2014...

HRH The Prince of Wales meets Mr Mick Gillooly, Director of Ocean Science Services and chats about the ROV/Data Buoy/Glider scientific equipment.
May 19, 2015

Galway Statement & climate change just some of the areas discussed...

RV Polarstern By Bruce McAdam from Reykjavik, Iceland (Polarstern arriving at Reykjavik) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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May 14, 2015

Applications Invited for the North South Atlantic Training Transect

Marine Institute Singers pictured with their conductor, Carmel Dooley
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May 13, 2015

Saturday,13th June, St Nicholas’s Collegiate Church, Galway...

Acoustic image direct from the INFOMAR crew onboard the R.V. Celtic Voyager 6 hours after survey completion, 25x25cm resolution, highlighting the lines of the vessel which lies on her starboard side, bow pointing top right (NE).
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May 8, 2015

How the shipwreck has changed since its sinking 100 years ago...

Vol 12 Irish Maritime Transport Economist
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April 23, 2015

Irish Maritime Transport Economist Vol 12 available now...

Cable laying at Spiddal - Photographer Andrew Downes
April 17, 2015

Major upgrade of national marine R&D infrastructure to drive Ireland’s ocean energy potential

Expedition map 2015, Ireland to Newfoundland
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April 16, 2015

1st Trans-Atlantic mapping survey announcement...

The Atlantic – Our Shared Resource
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April 14, 2015

16th & 17th April in Brussels. Will be streamed live...

Aoife Muldoon and Emily Egan St  Brigid's Vocational School Loughrea get to see the work that takes place on the RV Celtic Explorer
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March 27, 2015

TY placements hosted by INFOMAR at the Marine Institute

Minister of State Joe McHugh TD lauched the INFOMAR Programme's new survey vessel, naming her the RV TONN at the Poolbeg Yacht, Boat Club & Marina.
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March 26, 2015

INFOMAR Programme’s new survey vessel - RV Tonn...

Connor Farrell of Scoil Mhuire Lourdes, Carrigaline, Co Cork  pictured at Explorers Education Programme workshop held at Lifetime Lab, Cork City. Photographer Clare Keogh
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March 20, 2015

Primary schools participate in the Explorers Education Programme.

Lough Feeagh, Newport, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Photo Credit Mary Dillane, Marine Institute
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March 18, 2015

Database of lake surface temperatures collected from 1985–2009.

Station positions and mean burrow densities of 2014 Nephrops UWTV stations in ICES Subarea VII overlaid on Nephrops directed fishing effort
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February 26, 2015

The Marine Institute and BIM convened an information meeting...

Mussel Lines. Photographer David Branigan.
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February 19, 2015

The Marine Institute is supporting the Shellfish Regional Information Events being...

Image of The Atlantic Ocean Our Unknown Treasure.
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February 16, 2015

Dr. Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute joined European Commission officials and...

Ciaran O'Donnell. Photographer Cushla Dromgool Regan
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February 12, 2015

Linking fisheries and seabed mapping acoustic technologies...

Rebecca Wardell, Business Development Manager with the IMDO
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February 9, 2015

Rebecca Wardell talks about the Irish tonnage tax regime...

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference 2015 - Save the Date Notice
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February 5, 2015

A major celebration of Ireland's ocean wealth will take place in Cork...

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference 2015 - Save the Date Notice
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January 30, 2015

Location - Ringaskiddy and Haulbowline, Cork

Date - 10th and 11th July 2015

Our Ocean Wealth - Marine Opportunities for Ireland.

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RV Celtic Explorer refit 2015
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January 30, 2015

State of the art sonar systems installed for mapping...

Bursary Students getting experience in a lab
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January 27, 2015

Exciting student opportunities for summer 2015...

Representatives from SmartBay Ireland, SmartBay Newfoundland, Marine Institute & Dublin City University attended a reception hosted by the Canadian Embassy to mark the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding
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January 8, 2015

SmartBay Ireland has entered...