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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...
EuroSea consortium at the project’s kick-off meeting in Brussels. Photo provided by EuroSea, photographer Michael Chia.
December 13, 2019
The Marine Institute is one of 55 partners involved in EuroSea, a €12.6 million EU funded project which aims to...
Dr Paul Connolly, CEO, Marine Institute, Dr Stephen Hynes, director of SEMRU, NUI Galway and Prof Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President of NUI Galway at the opening of the 10th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium held in the Marine Institute, Oranmore.
December 12, 2019
The 10th Annual Marine Economics Policy Research Symposium was recently held at the Marine Institute in Oranmore and...
Explorers team at Galway Science and Technology Festival 2019. Photo Garry Kendellen
December 6, 2019
The ocean is one of our planets major life support systems, yet many of us may not be aware of the reasons why we...
Minister Creed presented with The Atlas of Commercial Fisheries around Ireland. Photo by Jason Clarke.
December 6, 2019
Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, was recently presented with the Marine Institute's...
MacDara Flavin and Jack Gavin from Barna learn about Argo Floats at the Marine Institute exhibition stand at Galway Science and Technology Festival.
December 5, 2019
Two primary school students from Galway are the winners of the Marine Institute's competition held as part of Galway...