Marine Institute

News Archive 2017

Marine Institute, Oranmore. Pic Cr Tom Szumski
News :
December 22, 2017

relating to national marine research, technology, development and innovation.

World Champion flyboarders created swirls of excitement with acrobatic and daredevil displays powering through the air on jets of seawater during Seafest 2017.Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure
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December 18, 2017

Ireland's biggest and most spectacular maritime festival
SAVE THE DATE

Salmon losses at Connemara Fish Farms caused by Jellyfish Pic Credit David Branigan
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December 8, 2017

Such jelly fish incursions are natural phenomena.

Breaching beaked whale Photo credit: Ashley Bennison
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November 30, 2017

during a recent survey on the RV Celtic Voyager near the Rockall Trough

Collaborating for better marine resource management at INFOMAR Seminar
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November 21, 2017

highlighting the impact and value of Ireland’s national seabed mapping programme.

Marine Institute Singers to perform Christmas Concert December 9
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November 17, 2017

Along with Anna-Louise Costello & Cólaiste Éinde Choirs.

The Marine Institute Celebrates Science Week
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November 10, 2017

Celebrating Science Week is really easy, and you can get involved in lots of different ways.

Kenyan Marine Fisheries Research Institute
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November 9, 2017

Increased level of marine ideas for both.

Pacific Oysters. Photographer Fionn O'Fearghail
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November 7, 2017

Plus a new shellfish safety reporting website was launched at the end of the summer.

INvertebrateIT Project
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October 27, 2017

The INvertebrateIT consortium consists of seven partners from five European countries.

Storm Ophelia 16th October 2017
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October 16, 2017

Due to dangerous weather conditions due to the approach of 'Ophelia'.

Sea Strike animation generates awareness of human impact on the Ocean
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August 29, 2017

MaREI Centre for Marine & Renewable Energy recently released a short fun animation...

Irish Shipping Volumes rise by 1% in Q2 2017
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August 24, 2017

when compared to the corresponding period of 2016.

Chief scientist Ciaran O’Donnell, Marine Institute with the BBC One Show film crew before the WESPAS survey. Photograph Fionn O'Fearghail
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August 15, 2017

and were joined by the BBC "One Show" for the 2nd leg

Follow the Lancer's position - the red line is the sailboat’s current position 28th July 2017.
News :
July 28, 2017

Track the Lancer to see where it will end up? It may be near you?

Remotely Operated Vehicle Holland 1. Image Credit Marine Institute
News :
July 26, 2017

The ROV team have concluded a search operation at the R116 accident site.

Shipping & Maritime Transport Driving Ireland’s Blue Growth
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July 7, 2017

Ireland's marine economy is outperforming Ireland's general economy

RTE Nationwide to showcase SeaFest 2017
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July 5, 2017

Wednesday 5th July, 7.00pm on RTÉ One

Teenagers on the Safe Haven Ireland voyage enjoying the SeaFest 2017 festivities with Shauna Gillan CEO and Founder of Safe Haven Ireland, Dr John Killeen Chairman of the Marine Institute and Dr Peter Heffernan CEO of the Marine Institute. Photo by Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
News :
July 4, 2017

Building community relationships in Ireland & empowering young people

Life and the Sea  - A Commemorative event at SeaFest
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July 1, 2017

Recognising the heroism of the men & women of our rescue services

Sixth Class of Northampton National School Kinvara, Scoil Bhríghde Naofa, pupils Aiobhean Barry and Moya Coppinger with the Norwegian Ambassador Elsa Berit Eikeland at the Amundsen Expedition held at the O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway. Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure .
News :
June 28, 2017

At the unique exhibition on Roald Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole

John Breslin, SmartBay Ireland and Francis Flannery, SonarSIM in preparation for this year’s event at National University of Galway on 29th June. More information at https://www.smartocean.ie/digital-ocean. Picture Credit Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
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June 22, 2017

Driving opportunities of a Connected Ocean for Ireland’s Offshore Economy

Amundsen Exhibition Opens at NUI Galway. Picture courtesy of the Fram Museum, Oslo.
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June 9, 2017

Highlights the expeditions of the first Polar Explorer to navigate the South Pole

Discovering cold-water corals and sponges off the Irish continental shelf.
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June 2, 2017

Using the Marine Institute's remotely operated vehicle ROV Holland I

 Navigate the RV Celtic Explorer with new virtual tour
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June 1, 2017

Learn more about how research is carried out at sea

Irish Researcher and Fulbright Scholar Dr Triona McGrath at TEDxFulbright Dublin
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May 31, 2017

“How Pollution is Changing the Ocean’s Chemistry”,

Irish Sea Cod Tagging Project
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May 17, 2017

to create a better understanding of cod mortality, abundance...

Dr Peter Heffernan CEO Marine Institute, Jim O'Toole BIM Chief Executive, Maurice O'Gorman President Galway Chamber, Dr John Killeen Chair of Marine Institute and Johnny Donnelly Managing Director Arcana gathered in Galway for the SeaFest Information Evening on Wednesday 10 May.
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May 12, 2017

Galway, Friday, 30th June - Sunday, 2nd July. Galway will be the place to be...

RV Celtic Voyager
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May 11, 2017

Onboard the RV Celtic Voyager, off the south-east coast of Ireland.

Oibrithe deonacha ag teastáil le haghaidh Fhéile na Mara 2017
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May 9, 2017

Ireland’s national maritime festival - Friday 30th of June to Sunday 2nd of July.

The RV Celtic Explorer crew members deploy the Lancer boat from the RV Celtic Explorer. Photo Louise Manifold.
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April 26, 2017

during the transatlantic voyage to St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Presenters at VIVALDI information day: L to R: Katrina Campbell (QUB), Me, Isabelle Arzul (IFREMER), Michaela Fox (QUB), Owen Donohoe (NUIG / AIT). Absent was Sharon Lynch from UCC. Photograph Cushla Dromgool-Regan
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April 26, 2017

PreVenting and mItigating farmed biVALve DIseases

The 14th edition of the Irish Maritime Transport Economist
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April 25, 2017

Launch of the Irish Maritime Transport Economist report.

PowerFly’s world-champion flyboarders will perform at SeaFest 2017 in Galway
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April 13, 2017

Friday, 30th June - Sunday, 02nd July...

Application to trade at SeaFest 2017
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April 13, 2017

Galway, 30th June – 02nd July 2017

Irish naval ship, marine research vessels and the tall ship ‘The Phonenix’ will be on display in Galway Harbour for SeaFest 2017. Photo Andrew Downes, Xposure.
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April 11, 2017

There will be loads to do and see for everyone in Galway, at Ireland's Maritime Festival, 30th June - 2nd July 2017...

Director – Policy, Innovation and Research Support Services
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March 23, 2017

An exciting and challenging opportunity to manage one of six service groups within the Marine Institute.

Transition Year Training Week at the Marine Institute in Galway photo Cushla Dromgool-Regan
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March 3, 2017

A full programme of marine related activities was planned...

The Marine Institute hosts Norwegian Ambassador’s visit to Galway
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February 27, 2017

Her Excellency Else Berit Eikeland and Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO

Irish Ports and Shipping volumes Q4 2016 - Bigstock Containers at Hong Kong Commerical Port
News :
February 15, 2017

Irish consumption remains strong while bulk traffic contracts

Rare Slipper lobster ‘Tréan’ found off the coast of Aran Islands. Photo Garry Kendellen
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February 9, 2017

Exotic lobster finds itself new home in Galway

New marine themed course offered through the Explorers Education Programme
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February 1, 2017

Bringing the ocean to the classroom...

Student Bursars Wanted for Work Experience Programme 2017
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January 25, 2017

Exciting student opportunities for summer 2017...

SeaFest 2017
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January 23, 2017

See you in Galway. Save the date: June 30th - July 2nd.

Adelie Penguins on Snow. Copyright Travel Wild Expeditions
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January 10, 2017

Ross Sea to become world's largest marine protected area.