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MacDara Flavin at the Marine Institute exhibition stand at the 2018 Galway Science and Technology Festival. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.
August 22, 2019
The Marine Institute welcomes the recent announcement that 13 festivals and 13 events, funded through Science...
Recovery of the ROV Holland 1 during the UCC-led survey on the RV Celtic Explorer. Photo: Kennedy Browne.
August 13, 2019
Irish artists Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne, who work together as Kennedy Browne, joined a six-day research...
Brian Doyle
August 8, 2019
Brian Doyle is a PhD student at Dundalk Institute of Technology and a Cullen Fellow at the Marine Institute. His...
Bluefin Tuna, Donegal Bay. Photo courtesy of David Morrissey and Inland Fisheries Ireland.
August 7, 2019
Authorisations will be soon be granted for 15 angling vessels to participate in Tuna CHART (Catch and Release Tagging)...
Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute. Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure
July 31, 2019
Dr Peter Heffernan, has been selected as a member of the European Commission's Mission Board for Healthy Oceans, Seas,...
Scientists find plastics at bottom of deep submarine canyon. Photo courtesy of University College Cork. .
July 31, 2019
University College Cork scientists have discovered plastic at the bottom of a deep submarine canyon at 2,125m water...
Jennifer Doyle, Fisheries Scientist, Marine Institute
July 26, 2019
Fisheries scientist at the Marine Institute, Jennifer Doyle has been surveying Nephrops norvegicus stocks, commonly...
Students involved with the Marine Institute's Bursary Programme 2019.
July 24, 2019
Twenty-one undergraduate students involved with the Marine Institute's Bursary Programme showcased their work...
SeaFest 2018 in Galway Harbour. Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure.
July 23, 2019
SeaFest, Ireland's national maritime festival, has received a top national award. The 2018 festival was awarded the...