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Roscommon Convent of Mercy visit the Marine Institute
May 9, 2019
The Marine Institute recently welcomed transition year students from Roscommon Convent of Mercy visit the Marine...
Irish Crayfish Seminar
May 8, 2019
Irish Crayfish Seminar 21st and 22nd May 2019Marine Institute, Oranmore, Co. Galway.  This event is free...
All-Island workshop on Bio-Based Industries opportunities in the H2020 Progamme
May 3, 2019
All-Island workshop on Bio-Based Industries opportunities in the H2020 Progamme taking place at Bernal Institute,...
Aoife Hegarty on a Weather Buoy at Lough Furnace. Photo Credit Damien Glynn
May 3, 2019
Aoife Hegarty is studying for a PhD through the Marine Institute's Cullen Fellowship Programme and the Centre for...
Marine Institute Residue Lab
May 1, 2019
Marine Institute laboratories have been accredited with the latest international standard (ISO/IEC 17025-2017) for '...
Macdara O Cuaig
April 30, 2019
Oceans flow over nearly three quarters of our planet and no matter how far from the shore that we live, oceans still...
Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute. Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure
April 29, 2019
The Marine Institute has announced the commencement of the process to find a successor to Dr Peter Heffernan when he...
Patricia Wilson, Marine Institute
April 26, 2019
As an Administrator in the Marine Institute's Fish Health Unit, Patricia Wilson deals with the health of fish and...
Pictured at the launch of SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, which takes place at the Port of Cork, Cork City from 7 – 9 June are (back l-r) Colum Byrne, Second Lieutenant; Mick Finn, Lord Mayor of Cork; Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institute; Cathy Buchanan, General Manager, Meitheal Mara; and Jim O'Toole, CEO of BIM with (front l-r) Lola Grainger (10), Archie Murray (6) and Marvin Grainger (7).
April 24, 2019
SeaFest, Ireland's largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, unveils its exciting 2019 programme today for...
Image 1: "Without the ocean, we wouldn't have a living: it's our only source of income in this rural part of Ireland.Climate change is definitely happening: growth periods are longer than they ever were. But higher water temperatures and higher rainfall could be catastrophic for our business." Oyster and mussel fishermen, Cromane, Co. Kerry. By Róisín Curé
April 23, 2019
A series of watercolour illustrations and interviews have captured the importance of the ocean to coastal communities...