News & Events Archive 2018
German sound artist and composer David Stalling talks about his experience on the RV Celtic Explorer
The Marine Institute would like to extend our warmest thoughts and best wishes to everyone and we wish you all a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year in 2019
The A4 project will help understand and manage Ireland’s place on the edge of a changing Atlantic.
providing the latest impartial scientific advice on commercially exploited fish stocks of interest to Ireland.
"The health of our ocean is very directly tied to our own, and we need to take looking after it very seriously."
Friday, 7th December @ 8pm, Galway. In aid of COPE Galway.
Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network
Recording new insights of important species that are rarely seen at the sea surface.
19 fellows presented their marine research over the 2 days.
The Marine Institute, INFOMAR and Explorers Education teams as well as Chief Scientist of the SeaRover Survey will be onsite.
Baineadh úsáid as feithicil chianrialaithe agus léirscáileanna mionsonraithe do ghrinneall na farraige chun an ghnáthóg leochaileach faoi uisce a aimsiú
Remotely operated vehicle and detailed seabed maps used to find sensitive underwater habitat
EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella receives prestigious German Ocean Award 2018.
The Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance Coordination and Support Action launches new website
Michael Creed TD joined global community representatives at the fifth Our Ocean Conference.
Ireland’s largest Marine Festival comes to Cork in 2019
highlighting the value of teaching students about our marine.
through enhanced cooperation and coordination of national research programmes.
a key challenge facing aquaculture.
Heroic Irish sailor Gregor McGuckin returned to Ireland yesterday.
as part of the Clarinbridge Oyster Festival 2018.
Community Liaison Coordinator
Maps of discrete areas of the seafloor have vastly improved in the last 20 years.
Replacement of the 21 year old RV Celtic Voyager
after 16 days at sea.
Did you know that today, Monday is octopus day, so Happy Octopus Awareness Day.
We use technology such as satellite’s to help us learn more about the ocean.
Coastal area is the most productive & dynamic environment of the world ocean with significant resources & services.
As part of the Memorandum of Understanding agreement signed with the Kenyan Marine Fisheries Research Institute.
The Explorers Education Programme in conjunction with Leave No Trace Ireland.
It's a great achievement to have endured 82 days in the Golden Globe Race.
Cleaner Fish Biology and Aquaculture Applications.
in the middle of the Indian Ocean during an extreme storm.
Bringing together a clear picture of all activity in Ireland's seas.
For both primary and secondary schools.
to engage people to think about climate change and how important the ocean is...
to collect data and shed light on the nature and history of the vast ocean floor along Ireland's coast.
FEMME is a prestigious conference hosted by Kongsberg Maritime User Forum focussing on
Visit us at the 2018 Ploughing Championships in Tullamore.
bringing together Irish and international researchers working in the field of Marine Biodiscovery.
The scientists are screening against various types of cancer, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and various pathogens such as Enterobacter bacteria species.
Finding the right niche for studying marine science can be challenging.
Blooms of toxin producing algae and the occurrence unprecedented levels of microscopic plastic particles were detected.
to promote and protect wildflower growth and provide safe habitats for Ireland's bee species.
45 days into the Golden Globe Race on board the Hanley Energy Endurance.
Ireland demonstrates its ability to understand cutting-edge research
The public get an insight into the Irish Weather Buoy Network at Valentia Island, Co Kerry.
The Marine Institute welcomes European Marine Board's new publication
The 5 day workshop was recently held in Galway.
Marine Institute bursary students inspire bright future for marine sector.
Irish Sailing clubs join the Explorers Programme as pilot to teach primary school children about marine science through sailing
Free Registration. Marine Institute, Galway - 4th September
St. John's, Newfoundland, October 9th - 12th.
Pool national research efforts to make better use of Europe's public R&D resources.
Best Cultural Event at this year's Event Industry Awards
Robot submarine and detailed seabed maps used to find sensitive underwater habitat
The brokerage event will take place on Tuesday 28 August 2018.
SeaFest has been shortlisted for 'Best Live Event' and 'Best Cultural Event'.
Call for 2019-2020 ship-time charter applications NOW OPEN and for the 1st time the Laochra na Mara Glider
Ireland's Integrated Marine Plan - Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth 2017 launched
SEMRU has produced bi-annual reports on the direct economic value of Ireland’s ocean economy
Mheall féile náisiúnta mhuirí na hÉireann, Féile na Mara, 103,416 cuairteoir go Cuan na Gaillimhe i rith an imeachta trí lá, a ghin breis agus €6.5 milliún don chathair.
Watch Nationwide on Wednesday, 4th July to see the highlights of SeaFest 18
Ireland's national maritime event generates over €6.5 million for Galway city
Surf & sea breeze sees record numbers on Sunday at SeaFest
A flotilla of yachts with women at the helm sailed from Oranmore to Galway Harbour
Still time to make plans and visit SeaFest 2018 before it set sails for another year
Remembering all those who have lost their lives at sea & to recognise the heroism of all in the rescue services.
Thousands enjoy sun-soaked start to SeaFest 2018
Confidence in Ireland's Marine Sector amidst challenges
Recognising the heroism of the men and women of our rescue services
SeaFest ar tí splais a dhéanamh an deireadh seachtaine seo
SeaFest set to make a splash this weekend
Welcome to all 25 students on their placements at all our locations around Ireland...
SAVE THE DATE - Friday, 29th June - Sunday, 1st July. Galway.
Global Leaders in the Blue Economy to Convene for Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2018
There will be something for everyone. See you in Galway 29th June - 1st July. Save the Date.
Fishing for Business Opportunities: Catch onto new strategies at Our Ocean Wealth Summit
Date for the Diary - SeaFest, Galway. 29th June - 1st July 2018.
The Irish Maritime Transport Economist Report now available
Seolann Féile na Mara clár na féile ina mbeidh go leor rudaí spraíúla do dhaoine gach aois
New discoveries at Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone
SeaFest launches festival programme with a trove of treasures on offer for all ages
The Marine Institute offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr Joey Murrin who recently passed away.
Shortlisted for 'Best Live Event' and 'Best Cultural Event'
Julian has kindly donated his collection of works to the Oceanus Library.
[DATE FOR YOUR DIARY] SeaFest, 29th June - 1st July, Galway.
Breaking down borders through scientific cooperation
To develop new approaches for the aquaculture sector...
with new research projects planned for mid-July.
Ireland's largest and most spectacular maritime festival, 29th June - 1st July
Click on the story for an update Friday, 18th May...
Registration Open for the 14th Annual Phytoplankton Intercomparison
Supporting research and innovation for existing or new marine based business.
Businesses get ready for SeaFest 2018 in Galway
Increasing the knowledge and engagement about the ocean in our primary schools.
SeaFest is delighted to confirm that the Defence Forces will be back in force at this year’s festival.
Created by artist Louise Manifold...
The ROV which will support Ireland's growing offshore renewable energy sector.
To greatly aid the monitoring & capacity for shellfish safety & complimentary marine environmental research in Ireland
Ken shared his experience of filming in the Atlantic Ocean & being up-close to some of the largest creatures found on our planet.
The 1st deepwater INFOMAR survey of 2018 on the RV Celtic Explorer
Ireland’s Deep Atlantic begins on Sunday, 22nd April at 9.30pm on RTÉ One
Primary schools and visitors got to see all the research been carried out
Twenty TY students recently completed a week of marine science and technology training
Connecting academia with industry for improved aquatic animal health
Congrats to our Marine Environment and Food Safety team...
Come and chat to the researchers, students and all the team in Newport...
Nephrops are more commonly known as Dublin Bay Prawn, Norway lobster or scampi
Bringing together Irish researchers broadly working in the field of chemical oceanography/biogeochemical cycling in coastal, shelf and ocean environments.
Detailed analyses of the reef shows that it has changed at a rate of twenty percent in four years
SAVE THE DATE: 29th June - 1st July, Gaillimh. Tá sí ar cheann de na féilte samhraidh is coitianta in Éirinn anois.
SAVE THE DATE: 29th June - 1st July, Galway. SeaFest has become one of the most popular summer festivals in Ireland.
The project "aims to greatly improve real time data ...
as appreciation for all the work that they do...
And over 1200 new maritime projects
Kathryn Sullivan, Oceanographer & Astronaut & Orla Doherty, Producer of Blue Planet II also confirmed to speak...
Scientists search for life on 'lost land' under Irish Sea
providing scientific advice and expert opinion on ocean research to 2030 and beyond.
To mark Engineering Week, the Marine Institute hosts its fourth annual Transition Year training week.
The RV Celtic Voyager will be replaced by another sister ship to the RV Celtic Explorer.
The Marine Institute, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and SmartBay Ireland hosted a Marine Acoustic Workshop and Networking Event on Wednesday, 7th February 2018 at the Marine Institute Headquarters in Galway.
Supporting Ireland's commitment to introduce national legislation by the end of 2018...
5th – 11th February 2018 #PLASTICFREEFORAWEEK
Environmental data is important in helping us understanding our environment and ecosystems.
The Marine Institute saved over 14% in our overall energy consumption in 18 months.
including an overhaul of the bow thruster & an upgrade of its DC propulsion system
Congratulations to Colm on his appointment to the ICES ACOM
25 bursaries on offer and closing date is Friday, 9th February...
This particular buoy had been deployed by an aircraft over five years ago in the Beaufort Sea...
great opportunity to develop a career in ocean science & gain hands-on research experience on board a research vessel.
filmed on the RV Celtic Explorer during last summer
We have committed to funding international microplastics projects.