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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...
Dr Liam Carr, Disipline of Geography, Co-ordinator for MSc in Coastal and Marine Environments NUI Galway; Niamh Santry Administrative Officer Marine Spatial Planning at Dept of Housing, Planning and Local Government; Caitriona Nic Aonghusa, Marine Institute. Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure.
April 18, 2019
The Marine Institute recently welcomed an international group of experts to Galway to discuss how marine spatial...
Environment Activist and former US Secretary of State John Kerry to deliver keynote address at Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork
April 17, 2019
Ireland's Our Ocean Wealth Summit 'Shared Voices from Island Nations' Brings Island Nations and Global Leaders...
Bite sized plastics for Sea-Birds; artwork from Coore National School. Photos by Michael Mulcaire Photography
April 17, 2019
The Circular Revolution - Towards Zero children's marine art exhibition (15th April – 3rd of May), was launched last...