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Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara, Co. Galway Photo by Andrew Downes
June 8, 2019
More than 50 famous landmarks and buildings in Ireland and across Europe are lighting up blue this weekend (8-10 June)...
L-R: Andrea Carbulotto (OGS - Instituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Captain Denis Rowan (RV Celtic Explorer), Anneli Strobel (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany), Aodhán Fitzgerald (Research Vessels Operations Manager, Marine Institute) and Dr Peter Heffernan (CEO Marine Institute).
June 7, 2019
Eurofleets+, which facilitates access to the largest advanced research vessel fleet across Europe, Greenland, USA,...
The Map of Ireland Is Bigger Than You Think
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June 7, 2019
One of the key outputs of the Our Ocean Wealth Summit and Seafest, Ireland's national maritime festival, is to engage...
RV Celtic Explorer lit up blue in the Port of Cork, for SeaFest 2019. Photo Gerard McCarthy.
June 7, 2019
More than 50 famous landmarks and buildings across the island of Ireland are lighting up blue this weekend (7-10 June)...
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).
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June 6, 2019
An interactive hut made up of 60kg of household plastics, the average amount used by an adult in Ireland each year,...
The Tale of Cill Stifeen. Co. Clare.
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June 5, 2019
The Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme recently introduced up to 300 primary school children from around...
Annual Ocean Climate Survey 2019. Photo by Tomasz Szumski.
June 4, 2019
The Marine Institute's annual ocean climate research survey is underway on the RV Celtic Explorer and will culminate...
The first Irish Crayfish Seminar, organised by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and hosted by the Marine Institute convened on 21 - 22 May.
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May 31, 2019
The first Irish Crayfish Seminar, organised by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and hosted by the Marine...
Deep sea species the Orange Roughy. Photo Cr Hans Gerritsen.
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May 30, 2019
The Marine Institute's annual Irish Anglerfish and Megrim Survey extended the depth of its survey area to 1,500m this...
Doug Allan swims beside Humpback Whale and her calf, Tonga, South Pacific
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May 30, 2019
At SeaFest 2019, the Marine Institute's Wild Atlantic Theatre will showcase talks from award-winning wildlife cameraman...

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