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Preaseisiúintí Archive 2006

Nollaig 18, 2006

Marine science and technology will become a priority cross-cutting theme in the European Union’s new €50 billion 7th Framework Research Programme (FP7) as formally adopted yesterday ( 18th December) by the EU...

Samhain 30, 2006

The Mayor of Galway, Niall O’Brolchain officially launched the children’s “Explorer Laboratory” and “Nautilus classroom” at the Atlantaquaria in Salthill, Galway, yesterday Wednesday 29th November, where a number of guests, including Commander...

Samhain 30, 2006

The Irish fish and shellfish farming industry has enjoyed a steady output of over €100 million per year for the past three years, according to the “Status of Aquaculture Report - 2005” launched today (Thursday...

Samhain 21, 2006

John Browne T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Marine & Natural Resources today received the 2007 Stock Book from the Marine Institute. This book contains all the latest advice on the state and future prospects for...

Samhain 9, 2006

The COREPOINT conference, organised by CoastNet and funded primarily through the Corepoint partnership, was hosted by the Marine Institute in Galway on the 8th November, brought together over 100 professionals who passionately debated the...

Samhain 7, 2006

International experts all over the world joined with their Irish colleagues at the invitation of the Marine Institute in Galway over the past two days at a two-day workshop (31st October – 1st November) aimed at monitoring naturally occurring “...

Samhain 7, 2006

The Marine Institute headquarters at Oranmore, Co. Galway has scooped two of the top Opus National Architectural Awards, which were announced last night (Tuesday 7th November) including the highly competitive “Large Development Award” for...

Deireadh Fómhair 23, 2006

As part of the COREPOINT project an important workshop organised by CoastNet, focusing on the implications of the recent EU Green Paper on the Marine for coastal zone management, will be hosted by the Marine Institute in its headquarters at...

Deireadh Fómhair 12, 2006

Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources Mr. Noel Dempsey T.D. today (October 12th) explored the new state-of-the-art headquarters and laboratory facilities of the Marine Institute at Oranmore, Co. Galway, whose mission it is to...

Meán Fómhair 5, 2006

The Marine Institute is hosting an important annual international meeting at its new headquarters in Galway over the next two weeks. The meeting is a gathering of fisheries experts from the ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the...

Lúnasa 2, 2006

The warm summer waters around Ireland's coastline bring with them a host of summer visitors called jellyfish. Jellyfish are primitive animals with limited powers of movement and so are often washed up on the beach. Shaped like a simple sack,...

Iúil 26, 2006

www.marine.ie is an Ocean of Information. 

A new look website, featuring an ocean of easily accessible information on Ireland’s 220 million acre underwater...

Meitheamh 9, 2006

 An Taoiseach, Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D., is in Galway today (9th June) to open the new  €50 million headquarters of the Marine Institute at Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway.  The impressive 11,000 square meter building, housing the majority of the...

Bealtaine 29, 2006

An AquaReg Forum hosted by the Marine Institute at Day's Hotel, Galway last week brought together researchers and inshore fisheries and aquaculture representatives from the BMW region, Ireland, Galicia in Spain...

Bealtaine 12, 2006

An interactive computer-based learning package, designed to allow schools across the country to “navigate the world from their desktops” was launched today (Friday 12th May) by Minister of State for Transport Pat “the Cope” Gallagher T.D. in...

Márta 31, 2006

Instant alerts on pollution incidents, falling water quality levels and poisonous plankton blooms in bays, rivers and lakes all over Ireland may soon be delivered directly to computer screens anywhere in the...

Márta 15, 2006

The power of the Atlantic is about to be harnessed in a Marine Institute / Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI) initiative to open a wave energy test site a mile and a half off the coast of Spiddal, Co. Galway. The...

Feabhra 22, 2006

The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, is hosting an exciting and educational showcase, Planet Aqua. Live seahorses, clownfish, starfish, dogfish, crabs and lobsters are among the main attractions, alongside a...

Feabhra 7, 2006

A top-level international conference, to discuss the application of real-time ocean observation networks, to monitor such events as tsunamis and other natural phenomena, is being hosted by the Marine Institute...

Feabhra 3, 2006

he Lifetime Lab in Cork opens its doors today to Planet Aqua, a non-profit Irish initiative to inspire primary school children to action in protecting our planet's most valuable resource – water. The initiative, co-ordinated by AQUA TT - the...

Eanáir 31, 2006

Three students from the Ursuline Convent, Thurles, Tipperary were announced winners of the Marine Institute Award at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS Friday last.