Foras na Mara

Preaseisiúintí Archive 2009

Nollaig 1, 2009

ICES is the oldest intergovernmental marine science organisation in the world. Paul will be the third Irish president of ICES since the Council was established in 1902, following Dr Arthur Went (ICES President 1966-69) and Mr. David de G....

Samhain 11, 2009

The subjects of “Climate Change, Plankton and Pollution” will be addressed by international marine expert Professor Peter Burkhill of the Sir Alistair Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) at a free lecture in the Marine Institute...

Samhain 2, 2009

The EUROFLEETS Project, which was launched recently (22nd to 24th September) at the Cite de Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris, in the presence of Hervé Pero, of the European Commission and representatives of the French Minister of Higher...

Deireadh Fómhair 22, 2009

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) is delighted to announce a new competition for its 2009/2010 roll-out of the "Follow the Fleet" schools programme. The schools essay competition is sponsored by Transas, a world-leading Irish-based...

Deireadh Fómhair 14, 2009

Ireland is already well on the way to becoming a player in this multi-billion euro worldwide industry, according to research results of the NutraMara project presented by leading scientists today (Wednesday 14th October) at the Teagasc Ashtown...

Deireadh Fómhair 8, 2009

Wild salmon, in their migrations across the oceans, are one of the natural world’s most sensitive indicators of the biological and chemical effects of climate change, according to Dr. Ken Whelan, whose talk “Salmon – The Climate Change...

Deireadh Fómhair 5, 2009

A range of natural flavoursome food products that rely neither on added salt or monosodium glutamate may soon be available thanks to a Cork-based company exploring the food potential of a major Irish natural resource – seaweed.

Deireadh Fómhair 2, 2009

Delegates at an international conference of marine scientists, SEABED 10, in Dublin on the 5th and 6th October will hear how an independent study has valued the benefits of the state’s marine mapping programme at €275 million.

Meán Fómhair 15, 2009

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Trevor Sargent TD has launched a new initiative to introduce the promotion of organic food through the public procurement process today (15th September 2009) at the Marine Institute. This...

Meán Fómhair 7, 2009

The EU Director General for Research, Mr José Manuel Silva Rodríguez, visited the Marine Institute Headquarters in Galway today (Monday 7th September 2009) to promote the launch of the 4th set of calls for proposals for the EU’s €50 billion...

Lúnasa 19, 2009

The latest analysis of 2009 shipping traffic data published by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) indicates that the rate of decline of shipping on the island of Ireland eased during the 1st half of 2009. However the overall volume of...

Bealtaine 29, 2009

IBM and the Marine Institute today (Friday 29th May) launched a specially designed web portal to provide the public with the latest information on weather, sea and tidal conditions in the Galway Bay area.

Bealtaine 20, 2009

A new Service Level Agreement (SLA) between the Marine Institute and the Naval Service was signed today (Wednesday 20th May) to maximise the responsiveness and effectiveness of the two parties, through close cooperation and coordination on an...

Aibreán 20, 2009

Twelve students attending third-level institutes across Ireland, experienced life as a marine scientist onboard the national Research Vessel Celtic Voyager in Cork harbour over the weekend (18 – 19 April 2009) as part of the Marine Institute’s...

Márta 31, 2009

The volume of shipping traffic through Irish ports declined by as much as 20 percent in the second half of 2008, according to the latest edition of the Irish Maritime Transport Economist, which was unveiled at an industry briefing in Dublin today...

Feabhra 26, 2009

The Irish Spatial Data Exchange (ISDE), a project designed by the Marine Institute, the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and their partners to make a wide range of key oceanographic, marine and environmental information accessible to the public...