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West and East Coast of Ireland to take part in tandem Beach Clean Up Challenge
January 29, 2020
A simultaneous beach clean, on Sunday 2nd February, will see the west and east coast of Ireland competing to collect...
MacDara Flavin (9) from Scoíl Shéamais Naofa, Barna, Galway launches Explorers Pop art and Creative writing competition open to all national primary schools to create a super hero that saves the ocean from climate change.  See  Funded by the Marine Institute and supported by the Camden Education Trust, and Galway Education Centre. Photography: Andrew Downes – Xposure
January 27, 2020
Explorers Education Programme’s Ocean Super Hero Pop Art and Creative writing competition on hold.Due to the government...
2019 Migratory Fish Stock Assessment bursar students - Paul and Conor. Photo Danielle Crowley.
January 23, 2020
The Marine Institute is inviting undergraduate students to apply for a number of work experience placements as part of...
Vera Quinlan with the Argo Float onboard their yacht Danu.
January 21, 2020
A Marine Institute Argo Float was deployed in December 2019 en route from Cape Verde Islands to French Guiana by the...
January 7, 2020
Eurofleets+ is calling for applications from researchers for three programmes – the Ship-time and marine Equipment...
Ger Rogan, Analyst at the Marine Institute Newport Research Facility in Mayo. Photo Wonkyeye Photography.
December 20, 2019
Ger Rogan, who works as an Analyst at the Marine Institute's Newport Research Facility, grew up in the Mayo area and...
A contract was signed today (18 December 2019) between the Marine Institute and Spanish shipyard Astilleros Armon Vigo S.A. for the construction of Ireland’s new state of the art marine research vessel, following the completion of the design of the vessel by Skipsteknisk AS of Norway. This is a significant milestone with the build process contracted to complete in 2022. Pictured at the contract signing were Dr. Paul Connolly CEO Marine Institute, Minister Michael Creed TD, Department of Agriculture Food and
December 18, 2019
The Marine Institute is pleased to announce that a contract was signed today between the Marine Institute and Spanish...
Maurice Clarke, Emma Horgan and Stephanie Ronan of the Marine Institute with Professor Emeritus Noël P. Wilkins, NUI Galway.
December 17, 2019
The Marine Institute recently welcomed Professor Emeritus Noël P. Wilkins, NUI Galway to present to staff on the origin...