Date: Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
Time: The visit will last about 2 hrs and can be booked in the following time slots on a first come first served basis
09:30 – 11:30; 11:15 -13:15; 13:00 – 15:00
Venue: Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway
For directions https://www.marine.ie/Home/site-area/contact-us/contact-us
Bookings: To book please email Kathleen Sweeney, Marine Institute kathleen [dot] sweeney [at] marine [dot] ie
*Please note places are limited. Due to the popularity of this event, places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
*Closing Date: Friday, 28th October, 2016
The Marine Institute, Ireland's national agency for marine research, technology, development and innovation, is set to open its doors for its annual Open Day on Wednesday, 23rd November, 2016 from 9.30am to 3.00pm.
The Open Day is for all, from transition year students, to leaving certificate students, teachers and parents. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the state of the art facilities on offer in the Marine Institute in Oranmore and to meet with researchers and scientists and hear about their careers in the marine. They will get to see the innovative work of the Marine Institute through a series of interactive exhibitions including seabed mapping, research vessel operations and oceanography, as well fisheries and the marine environment.
Short video highlighting the 2015 Transition Year open day hosted by the Marine Institute