Marine Institute

News Archive 2012

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November 26, 2012

A survey by a Marine Robotics Team from University of Limerick (UL)has shed new light on two shipwrecks off the coast of Donegal.

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November 26, 2012

The volume of port and shipping traffic through Ireland remained relatively stable in the third quarter of 2012 according to the figures released by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO)

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November 9, 2012

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) has released a report on its analysis of the semi-state port companies for the accounting period 2011

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November 1, 2012

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) has published its report on “The Irish Ports Offshore Renewable Energy Services”.

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October 25, 2012

Five more porbeagle sharks have been tagged off the Donegal coast as part of the Marine Institute and Irish Elasmobranch Group’s tagging project.

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October 9, 2012

Dr. Ulrike Grienke, a postdoctoral researcher based at NUI Galway, recently received the prestigious Egon Stahl-Award.

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October 1, 2012

Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation visited the Marine Institute, Galway where she participated in a meeting with Government and research and innovation organisations.

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September 7, 2012

A Transition Year Photo Competition, entitled Water - Our greatest Resource, has been launched that will offer students an opportunity to conduct scientific research onboard the RV Celtic Voyager.

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August 21, 2012

The RV Celtic Explorer has recently completed a successful Eurofleets two week survey CE12010 in the North Sea.

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August 12, 2012

The Marine Institute congratulates the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) on the official launch of its new “RV Celtic Mist”.

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July 27, 2012

The First EUSA Atlantic Forum Meeting is to take place in the Azores on Friday 21st September 2012

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July 6, 2012

From Monday 9 to Friday 20 July, the European Commission Representation will host the "Research in Action" exhibition.

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July 3, 2012

“A tragic tale of the Titanic, marauding Irish pirates, a futuristic diving suit and a stowaway cat “are all the star characters of the winning animations in 2012 Follow the Fleet School’s competition.

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June 22, 2012

The Marine Institute congratulates IMERC on their “Public Service Excellence Award” recently announced by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

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May 31, 2012

'Getting more from our Marine Resources through Technology' - Registration will close on Wednesday 27th June @ 5pm.

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May 29, 2012

Simon Coveney, TD Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine welcomed the publication of the 'Atlas of Irish Groundfish Trawl Surveys'.

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May 4, 2012

President Higgins opening the NutraMara Conference last week told delegates that Ireland has become internationally recognised for research in food and in the marine areas.

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May 2, 2012

A EUROFLEETS eleven day survey called AmSeDIS was carried out on board the RV Celtic Voyager in the Irish Sea.

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April 23, 2012

Irish well represented at Blue Technologies Forum in Brussels, 18th April 2012.

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March 30, 2012

Ireland and the United States sign Memorandum of Understanding on ocean energy research during the Taoiseach's recent visit to Washington.

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March 5, 2012

The Marine Institute welcomes the Government’s plan to target research areas with the greatest potential for economic return.

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March 2, 2012

Scientists from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland are onboard the RV Celtic Explorer carrying out a multidisciplinary study in the Atlantic.

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February 17, 2012

The Government wants to hear your views on how to harness the potential of Ireland's 220 million acre marine resource.

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February 17, 2012

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) announce the 2012 Schools essay competition

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February 16, 2012

Commission outlines plans for Atlantic Forum to inform the EU Strategy for the Atlantic

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February 13, 2012

Advance Notice: The Marine Institute will host the 3rd annual SmartOcean workshop on 2nd and 3rd July 2012

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February 8, 2012

Submissions of interest to the ISGEI research drivers booklet are now invited

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January 20, 2012

The Marine Institute’s Open Access Repository library, has had over 6,000 visits from more than 46 countries since its recent launch.