Marine Institute


Lehanagh Pool sea site, Connemara, Co. Galway.
November 5, 2020
5 November 2020 - Increasing the value and sustainability of aquaculture will be the focus of ASTRAL, a new EU funded...
Shark diaramma by Wexford primary school children. Photo Padraic Creedan, The Explorers Education Programme Outreach Officer.
November 4, 2020
4 November 2020 - Primary school students from 5th and 6th class at St Patricks National School Craanford recently took...
Explorers Outreach officer Carmel Madigan shows off the project workbook 'An Ocean of Stories – My Explorers Personal Story' where she will be working with classes remotely in County Clare.
October 23, 2020
23 October 2020 - The Marine Institute's Explorers Education Programme's outreach team are now delivering a range of...
An adult Atlantic salmon jumping from the water. Picture credit to Mikkel René Andersen
October 21, 2020
21 October 2020 - The deliberate introduction of captive-bred salmon into the wild is a common management response to...
Hugo Johnston and his father Graham Johnston from the Marine Institute explore Ireland’s first “Sea Science - the Wild Atlantic” at Galway City Museum during its official launch by Michael Creed TD Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. “Sea Science - the Wild Atlantic” is a free exhibition and is a partnership between the Marine Institute and Galway City Museum. Photo:Andrew Downes, xposure
September 24, 2020
24 September 2020 - Galway City Museum has been recognised by Tripadvisor as a 2020 Travellers' Choice award-winner for...
Marine Institute and NPWS breeding programme aims to safeguard rare freshwater pearl mussels
September 8, 2020
8 September 2020 - Freshwater pearl mussels are on the verge of extinction, and a new joint initiative between the...
SmartBay Ireland announces new Master's in Research Scholarship with GMIT
September 4, 2020
4 September 2020 - SmartBay Ireland, in collaboration with the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), is delighted...