Marine Institute

News & Events Archive 2016

Straitéis Taighde & Nuálaíochta Muirí. Copyright Tom Szumski
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December 12, 2016

I dTreo Straitéis Taighde agus Nuálaíochta Muirí 2021

Marine Research & Innovation Strategy. Copyright Tom Szumski
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December 9, 2016

Seeking your views on a new Strategy 2016 - 2021

Marine Institute Singers Present Concert of Christmas Carols and Seasonal Songs, Augustinian Church 8pm Sunday 18th December
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December 6, 2016

Marine Institute Singers Present Concert of Christmas Carols and Seasonal Songs, Augustinian Church 8pm Sunday 18th December

At the event were Vanessa Dinan, Aileen Molloy, Alembh Heffernan and Aileen Fox Colaiste Baile Chlair . Photo:Andrew Downes, XPOSUREAt the event were Vanessa Dinan, Aileen Molloy, Alembh Heffernan and Aileen Fox Colaiste Baile Chlair . Photo:Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
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November 29, 2016

Ollmhéid deiseanna agus léargas ar fáil ag Lá Oscailte Fhoras na Mara in Órán Mór

At the event were Vanessa Dinan, Aileen Molloy, Alembh Heffernan and Aileen Fox Colaiste Baile Chlair . Photo:Andrew Downes, XPOSUREAt the event were Vanessa Dinan, Aileen Molloy, Alembh Heffernan and Aileen Fox Colaiste Baile Chlair . Photo:Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
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November 24, 2016

Oceans of opportunities and insights on offer at the Marine Institute Open Day in Oranmore

Award winning photographer Doug Allan speaks about his film adventures from the Artic to the Antartica at the Marine Institute. LtoR Dr Peter Heffernan CEO, Doug Allan and Marine Institute Chairman Dr John Killeen. Photographer Cushla Dromgool-Regan
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November 17, 2016

Award-winning wildlife cameraman and photographer

Irish Shipping volumes up 2% during Q3 2016
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November 17, 2016

when compared to the same period in 2015

Ireland’s marine innovators win EU H2020 funding. Photo Credit Tom Szumski
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November 16, 2016

For innovative marine projects, driven through Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth

Ireland recognised as International Leader in Marine Technology by The Maritime Alliance
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November 14, 2016

International award for Ireland’s BlueTech cluster

National Marine Research Strategy. Copyright Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training
November 1, 2016

Public Consultation on the National Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2021 now open...

All aboard!  Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan joins Irish Skipper Enda O’Coineen, the Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr and some local primary school pupils on board the Kilcullen.   Photo Credit:  Leon Farrell, Photocall Ireland
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October 25, 2016

This year will see the first Irish team and skipper compete...

Marine Institute to host Open Day 23 November 2016
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October 21, 2016

An ocean of opportunities & insights

SeaFest
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October 20, 2016

Seafest 2017 confirmed for Galway 30th June – 02nd July 2017

Jeanne Flynn, Aoife Muldoon  Emily Egan and  Gearoid Tracy Loughrea students (Youth Work Ireland Galway) with Vera Quinlan, INFOMAR team, Marine Institute and  Letizia Gorini, Youth Work Ireland Galway (centre) have been shortlisted as one of three projects in Europe for the Mario Ruivo Prize. They visited the Marine Institute for advice on sustainable species ahead of their seafood cookery demonstration in Loughrea Hotel and Spa Thursday 27th October.  Photographer: Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
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October 19, 2016

"Your Ocean, Your Future"

LtoR: Archie Donovan, Geological Survey Ireland, Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute and  Koen Verbruggen, Director of Geological Survey Ireland and Thomas Furey, Marine Institute at the 2016 INFOMAR Seminar held at the Marine Institute
October 19, 2016

10 years of seabed mapping in Ireland

7th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium
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October 14, 2016

SAVE THE DATE - 24th November 2016

The Marine Biotechnology Strategic Research and Innovation Roadmap
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October 14, 2016

Part of international expert group

INFOMAR Seminar 2016
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October 10, 2016

Wednesday, 19th October, Galway

Sea Power in Foynes
October 10, 2016

Sea Power progresses to quarter-scale testing. Léigh as Gaeilge.

Caris World Tour 2016
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October 6, 2016

15th - 17th November, Galway, Ireland

Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop  22nd November 2016
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October 4, 2016

22nd November 2016, School of Economic Science, Mandeville Place, London W1U 3AJ

The first Assembly of Members meeting of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory (EMSO)
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October 4, 2016

Marine Institute joins flagship European ocean observing infrastructure partnership

Dr Peter Heffernan, Dr Margaret Rae, Karmenu Vella and Dr John Killeen at the Atlantic Stakeholders Conference, Croke Park
September 27, 2016

Marine Institute led project honoured at Atlantic Stakeholders Conference, Croke Park

3,000+ primary school students to learn about our ocean wealth through the Explorers Education Programme™
September 9, 2016

New centres join Explorers Education Programme™

Fulbright
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September 8, 2016

A unique opportunity in marine studies...

Dr. Ciaran Kelly, Dr. Louise Allcock, Dr. Philip McGinnity, Prof. Mark Ferguson and Mark Johnson
August 3, 2016

Therapeutic potential of deep sea corals and sponges, and impacts of escaped farmed salmon, among projects funded in €40 million research investment by Science Foundation Ireland

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski
August 2, 2016

following a series of public meetings...

Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance July 2016 Expedition Team
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July 22, 2016

Galway Statement and Our Shared Atlantic Resource...

3rd Public Information Evening - Thursday, 21 July at 7.30 pm, Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Galway.
July 12, 2016

3rd Public Information Evening - Thursday, 21 July at 7.30 pm, Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Galway.

3rd Public Information Evening - Thursday, 21st July at 7.30 pm, Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo.
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July 12, 2016

3rd Public Information Evening - Thursday, 21st July at 7.30 pm, Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo.

Commissioner Vella pictured with CEOs of European Marine Board member institutes.
July 8, 2016

at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium today...

SeaFest 2016, Galway. Photo Credit Andrew Downes
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July 4, 2016

What a great weekend in Galway...

Marine Industry Awards 2016 Winners
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July 1, 2016

Leading marine industry professionals are recognised...

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference 2016
June 30, 2016

'Into the Blue - Innovating for our Marine future'

John Breslin - Smartbay Ireland Photo Cr Andrew Downes
June 30, 2016

a critical component of a world-class maritime infrastructure in Ireland...

The Beaufort Marine Awards Principle Investigators Prof. Tom Cross, Dr. Stephen Hynes, Prof. Dave Reid, Prof. Fiona Regan and Prof. Alan Dobson at the Sea Change Researchers Workshop at the Marine Institute as part of SeaFest 2016.
June 30, 2016

Significant Investment in Sea Change Research Delivers Important Insights to our Ocean Health and Wealth...

Chefs Michael O’Meara from Oscar’s Bistro in Galway, Martin Shanahan from Fishy Fishy Café, Kinsale, and Rory O’Connell from Ballymaloe Cookery School will each host demos at the BIM/Bord Bia Seafood Extravaganza at SeaFest, which takes place in Galway Harbour this weekend (2 & 3 July).
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June 30, 2016

Galway is the place to be this weekend... Seafood Extravaganza

The Phoenix
June 27, 2016

Just one of the highlights for the weekend ahead...

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski
June 27, 2016

Closing date extended until the 2nd August...

Pictured on-board the Optimist are Finn and Lilian Furey from Oranmore, who are particularly looking forward to SeaFest’s ‘On the Water’ activities. SeaFest will take place at Galway Harbour on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July. Photo Cr Andrew Downes
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June 23, 2016

SeaFest Sails into Galway

Galway Bay, photo credit Cushla Dromgool-Regan
June 22, 2016

Marine and renewable energy test site in Galway Bay...

Bursar Induction Day 2016, MI Rinville
June 20, 2016

The annual Marine Institute bursar programme begins this month (June 2016)...

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski
June 15, 2016

The public notice period for the Marine Institute’s foreshore lease application to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site has been extended by two weeks to Friday 1st July 2016.

Waves. Image credit Cushla DromgoolRegan
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June 10, 2016

Public Information Evening, Tuesday, 14th June

World Oceans Day 2016
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June 8, 2016

Healthy oceans, healthy planet! Sunday, 12th June

Gerald Fleming, Met Eireann and Eleanor O’Rourke and Mick Gillooly, Marine Institute,check out an AR sandbox, used to explain how we map the seabed. The sandbox will be one of many interactive displays at the Marine Institute’s ‘Beneath our wild Atlantic’ exhibition during SeaFest 2-3 July.Photo Copyright Aengus McMahon
June 7, 2016

Industry Leaders Focus on Innovating for our Marine Future at Our Ocean Wealth 2016 Conference in Galway

Atlantic Ocean Climate Scholars 2016
May 31, 2016

Applicants can apply online until Friday 3 June 2016 at 18:00 UTC.

Irish Shipping Volumes up 2% during Q1 2016
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May 26, 2016

Shipping and port activity increase when compared to the corresponding period of 2015

MI Singers supporting COPE Galway
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May 24, 2016

Marine Institute Singers and SSE Airs Present Evening of Choral Favourites for COPE Galway

Public Consultation on Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site Lease application
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May 20, 2016

A public consultation is underway on the Marine Institute’s application for a foreshore lease to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site.

: SeaFest Ahoy! Marking ‘European Maritime Day’ (20th May) to launch SeaFest 2016 is RNLI’s Stormy Stan, with Finn and Lillian Furey from Oranmore, on board an optimist. Photo Credit - Andrew Downes
May 20, 2016

Ireland's Maritime Festival, Galway

SeaFest 2016, Galway
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May 19, 2016

Ireland's Maritime Festival, Galway

Our Ocean Wealth Conference 2016
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May 17, 2016

Innovating for the Marine Economy, 1st July, Galway.

Canadian Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin Vickers, Peter Heffernan and students from Calasanctius Secondary school in Oranmore.
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May 17, 2016

Link between Ireland and Canada increase's...

NoSoAT 2015 team
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May 13, 2016

Call for applications closing 23rd May 2016

TRASNA crew onboard the RV Celtic Explorer
May 10, 2016

Ireland expands seabed mapping footprint.

AtlanTec technology Festival at the Marine Institute, 18th May, 1pm
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May 9, 2016

Wednesday 16th May, 1pm at the Marine Institute

Atlantic Project Awards 2016
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May 6, 2016

Applications now open...

Speakers at the Research Vessel Users Conference included (L-R) Mr Aodhan Fitzgerald, Manager, Research Vessels Operations, Marine Institute; Rosemarie Butler, Research Vessel Operations, Marine Institute; Kevin Sheehan, Advanced Mapping Services, Marine Institute; Dr Florian Le Pape, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies; Dr Jens Carlsson, UCD and Mekayla Dale, Advanced Mapping Services / Ulster University.
April 28, 2016

Over 70 marine scientists attended the Research Vessel Users Conference at the Marine Institute.

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April 27, 2016

Tuesday 24 May at the Oslo bar, Salthill

Sea Change Researchers Workshop
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April 27, 2016

Thursday 30th of June 2016, in association with SeaFest

DCU – St Patricks Campus and the Marine Institute run pilot marine classes for student teachers
April 21, 2016

DCU – St Patricks Campus and the Marine Institute run pilot marine classes for student teachers

CommOcean 2016
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April 19, 2016

Save the Date / Call for Abstracts - Bruges-Ostend, 6th - 8th December.

Marine Industry Awards 2016
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April 15, 2016

Marine Institute are one of the sponsors...

Irish Maritime Transport Economist Vol 13 available now.
April 14, 2016

Irish Maritime Transport Economist Vol 13 available now...

Waves. Image credit Cushla DromgoolRegan
April 5, 2016

Statement re lease application for Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site

The Little Ice Age and the North Atlantic Fish Revolution
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April 5, 2016

Public Lecture

by

Professor Poul Holm, Professor of Environmental History,
and Dr.Francis Ludlow, Marie Curie Fellow,
...

Marlin Spikin' Miller sets sail once more. Photograph by Niall Keogh
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March 24, 2016

The miniature sailboat has set sail once again. Who knows where she'll go next...

Aquaculture. Picture Credit to David Branigan.
March 22, 2016

This project will also support Ireland's vision for aquaculture...

Oceanology International 2016
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March 15, 2016

We’re at Oceanology International with some of Ireland’s most innovative marine technology companies...

Marine Institute Head Office, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway.
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March 8, 2016

Closing date for Director of Marine Environment and Food Safety Services applications is 12pm, Friday - 18th March.

Vessel Users Workshop 2016
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March 4, 2016

taking place on the 28th April, followed by SMART Skills workshop on the 29th April.

Seachtain na Gaeilge 1 - 17 Márta 2016
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February 25, 2016

Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week) is an international Irish language festival and one of the biggest celebrations of our native language and culture.

L-R Tommy Furey, Marine Institute; Pat McMullin, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; Sicily Kariuki, Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; Dr Paul Connolly, Director of Fisheries Ecosystems Advisory Services, Marine Institute; Professor Micheni Ntiba, Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; Anthony Njaramba, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mombasa County; Ms Susan Imende, Director of Policy, Research and Regulation
February 19, 2016

On Wednesday 17 March, the Marine Institute hosted a delegation of officials from the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.

Environ 2016
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February 15, 2016

22nd - 24th March, University of Limerick

TeenTech
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February 12, 2016

March 8th 2016, NUI Galway

Sea Lice Conference 2016
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February 2, 2016

26th to 28th September, 2016, Westport, Ireland. Registration now open, limited scholarships for students...

January 28, 2016

The Marine Institute’s new Board met for the first time this week at the Institute’s headquarters in Oranmore, Galway.

Bursar's 2016
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January 26, 2016

Exciting student opportunities for summer 2016...

January 26, 2016

"Your Ocean, Your Future" Contest - New Deadline

Researchers are invited to apply for funding for transnational joint research projects within the Marine Biotechnology ERA- NET framework.
January 25, 2016

Researchers are invited to apply for funding for transnational joint research projects within the Marine Biotechnology ERA- NET framework.

RV Celtic Voyager and RV Celtic Explorer - Photographer Andrew Downes
January 18, 2016

Busy year ahead for National Research Vessels, RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager

Marine Institute Head Office, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway. Photo courtesy of Tomas Szumski, Marine Institute..
January 14, 2016

As we go full steam into the year ahead, lets take a quick look back at 2015...

Public Information Evening
January 11, 2016

Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site

Mr Gerry Finn, Director, Northern & Western Regional Assembly and NCP Ireland for Interreg Atlantic Area; Dr Fiona Grant, International Programmes, Marine Institute; Mr John Evans, Director, Policy Innovation & Research Services, Marine Institute; Dr Séan McCarthy, Hyperion Ltd and Mr Michael O' Brien, Programme Liaison Officer, Northern & Western Regional Assembly and NCP Ireland for Interreg Atlantic Area
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January 8, 2016

Marine researchers attend workshop titled 'Cross Cutting Marine Opportunities in EU Funding'

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January 8, 2016

Save the Date: Friday, 22 January 2016