Marine Institute

Press Releases

Gregor McGuckin
September 21, 2018

in the middle of the Indian Ocean during an extreme storm.

Sponges on a rock at around 2000m depth. In the foreground, with a slim, golden stem, is the octocoral Chrysogorgia with its delicate pink polyps.To the left, are several stalked sea lilies. Photo NUI Galway/Marine Institute
September 4, 2018

The scientists are screening against various types of cancer, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and various pathogens such as Enterobacter bacteria species.

Beautiful coral species form a colourful garden at 2000m
July 23, 2018

Robot submarine and detailed seabed maps used to find sensitive underwater habitat

50,000 for final day of festivities of SeaFest. Picture Andrew Downes, Xposure
July 1, 2018

Surf & sea breeze sees record numbers on Sunday at SeaFest