Marine Institute

News Archive 2008

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December 17, 2008

Irish researchers will have an opportunity to discuss areas of interest and hear from international seaweed researchers. This symposium is open to all researchers, to the seaweed industry and national agencies based in Ireland.

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December 4, 2008

Mr Jim Fennell of Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology is appointed as Chairman of the Marine Institute

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November 28, 2008

Your guide to specialised Marine Research Infrastructures and Collaborative Projects

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November 27, 2008

Scientists, technicians and support staff from the Marine Institute at Rinville will swap their lab coats and laptops for broomsticks and greasepaint when they appear together with children from Scoil Mhuire in Oranmore in John Morley’s ‘The...

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November 19, 2008

A joint project between the Irish fishing industry and scientists from the Marine Institute to track stocks of cod in the Celtic Sea is starting to yield interesting results.

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October 30, 2008

An information session for shellfish producers on new regulations under the Fish Health Directive will be held on Thursday 13 November 2008 in the Station House Hotel in Clifden, Galway.

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October 29, 2008

The oceanographic and climate change research teams of the Marine Institute have recently (22nd October) carried out tests of a new unmanned underwater “Glider” in Lough Furnace in Newport, Co Mayo.

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October 24, 2008

Marine Institute CEO addresses French-EU Presidency BioMarine 2008 Forum in Marsielle

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October 23, 2008

Scientific teams in Galway, Maynooth and Mayo combine forces to study marine climate change

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October 16, 2008

Marine and Terrestial Data Now Available Online via New Data Portal

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October 13, 2008

The IEEM Irish section conference on Coastal and Marine Environment: Biodiversity, Management and Protection, took place today, (Monday 13 October 2008), at the Marine Institute headquarters in Galway.

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October 13, 2008

Twelve transition students from all over the country set sail from Cork this morning (October 13th) on a half-day training mission aboard the national research vessel RV Celtic Voyager.

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October 7, 2008

Marine Institute Welcomes on-line portal to European Atlantic Marine Research Centres

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October 6, 2008

A specialist web-site, offering expert and practical advice to veterinarians on the care of seals, seabirds and other wildlife victims of oil spills, has been opened by the Irish Seal Sanctuary (ISS) of Balbriggan.

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October 2, 2008

The Marine Institute has just published the final report on a two-year research project into pancreas disease in Irish farmed salmon.

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September 24, 2008

Six young Irish researchers awarded Travel Grants to attend BioMarine 2008 Forum (Marseille, October 2008).

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September 19, 2008

Aaron Elbel (14) from St Brendan’s College, Killarney has scooped the overall prize for his winning entry 'When Botanists go Bad'.

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September 18, 2008

Observers aboard the research vessel RV Celtic Explorer have sighted a Blue Whale in Irish Waters

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September 9, 2008

The volume of cargo transported through ports in the Republic of Ireland fell during the first half of 2008, according to the mid-year analysis of traffic volume carried out by the IMDO.

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September 8, 2008

The European Commission has just released its European Strategy for Marine and Maritime Research: A coherent European Research Area framework in support of a sustainable use of oceans and seas.

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September 4, 2008

The winning students of the Marine Institute’s 2008 Bright Sparks Award set sail today (Thursday 4 September) from Galway on a 5 day scientific survey on board the RV Celtic Voyager.

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July 31, 2008

Seven Irish-based shipping groups have announced major expansion plans.

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July 16, 2008

New ocean monitoring system will improve our understanding of ocean climate change.

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July 5, 2008

New senior appointment at the Marine Institute

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July 4, 2008

Marine Institute get "Down and Dirty" for voluntary beach clean-up in Galway Bay

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July 4, 2008

Marine Institute yachtsman captains Ireland West Yacht to victory in Round Ireland Race

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June 30, 2008

Marine Institute Supports Farmfest Event at Athenry

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June 30, 2008

Galway Group Promotes Marine Examples in Primary Education

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June 11, 2008

World Ocean Day Celebrations Catch the Crowds in Galway

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June 10, 2008

Atlas of European Seas and Oceans Published

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May 21, 2008

Galway Bay Sailing Club announce Kenny-Galway & the Marine Institute as the Sponsors for the Connacht Optimist Sailing Championships on the 24th & 25th May 2008, at Rinville, Oranmore

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May 21, 2008

Celebrating European Maritime Heritage Week, the Marine Institute hosted school tours (Schools to Sea) on board the national Marine Research Vessel Celtic Explorer in Killybegs on the 16th May 2008.

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May 12, 2008

RTE's Nationwide programme will feature an in-depth report on the Follow The Fleet initiative of the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) this Wednesday 14th at 7pm on RTE1.

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May 8, 2008

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Marine Institute Newsletter. This is part of the continuous development of our website Marine.ie

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May 8, 2008

An important seminar aimed at addressing the problem of pancreas disease on salmon farms was held today (May 7th) at the Marine Institute in Oranmore, Co. Galway.

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March 20, 2008

EU Parliament Committee briefed on Irish fisheries research at Marine Institute in Galway

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March 12, 2008

Marine Institute CEO welcomes BioMarine 2008

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February 20, 2008

The Bright Sparks Award opens today (Wednesday 20th February)offering graduates and post graduates across Ireland the chance to win a research mission on the RV Celtic Voyager.

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January 15, 2008

Charmaigne O’Connor and Carol O’Donnell of St Josephs College, Athlone won the marine award, sponsored by the Marine Institute at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition held last week.