Marine Institute

Press Releases Archive 2010

December 7, 2010

2010 "Stock Book" Values Irish Fish Stocks at €1.2 billion

November 29, 2010

RESCALE Project Charts the Course of Climate Change on Western Rivers.

November 25, 2010

Irish Maritime Development Office Release Third Quarter Shipping and Ports

November 18, 2010

Hi-Tech Marine Sensing Systems Offer New Opportunities for Ireland

November 17, 2010

Intel and the Marine Institute Invest in Innovation

November 12, 2010

“Explorers” Primary School Marine Education Programme Launches on the East Coast

November 5, 2010

International Shark Conference a First for Ireland

November 3, 2010

Stunning Underwater Landscapes Revealed

October 12, 2010

Four Years of Research Reveals Unique opportunity to Conserve Shark Species

October 11, 2010

Charter agreements are signed aboard the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway.

October 8, 2010

Ireland’s Research Vessel Celtic Explorer to undertake surveys for Newfoundland

October 4, 2010

Brendan Smith TD, Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Food launches the publication of the final report on the RESCALE project at the Marine Institute in Newport, Co. Mayo.

September 15, 2010

Announcement of over €23 million in European funding for Irish marine research groups, including ocean energy, sustainable fisheries, biotechnology and marine environmental monitoring.

August 25, 2010

Shipping volumes on key corridors have stabilised with a largely positive underlying trend

August 25, 2010

Marine Institute/EUROFLEETS project offers unique opportunity to sample science at sea

August 24, 2010

Former Obama Advisor sees a "Rebirth" in the Use of Industry Information to Guide Scientists.

August 9, 2010

Trial hatchery and ongrowing methods for a number of seaweed species being developed.

July 27, 2010

Significant opportunities for cod farming in the west of Ireland - Minister told.

July 23, 2010

Europe's biggest ever investment in research and innovation.

July 21, 2010

National Shared Marine Research, Test and Demonstration Platform to facilitate the commercial development of cutting-edge technologies.

July 15, 2010

The Marine Institute raised over €5,500 recently (11th July 2010) in aid of Galway Lifeboat (RNLI) at its Summer Fête in Rinville, Oranmore.

July 11, 2010

ROV Holland 1 used in Joint Navy / Coast Guard / Marine Institute / Lighthouse Service Exercise off the Cork Coast.

July 2, 2010

The Marine Institute is having a Summer Fête – Family Fun Pirate Day at its headquarters, Rinville, Oranmore on Sunday 11th July from 1.00 pm in aid of Galway Lifeboat.

June 29, 2010

Competitive Recovery the only way forward for Europe - say Irish export firms

June 28, 2010

Warm Water Species on the Increase Around Ireland's Coasts

May 26, 2010

Marine Institute Workshop looks to a Smart Economy of the Seas

May 20, 2010

Minister Dempsey Announces National Schools "Follow the Fleet" Competition Winners

April 22, 2010

An estimated 62,000 additional ferry passengers were carried through Irish ports over the first six days of the aviation crisis

April 20, 2010

The Irish ports and shipping sectors began to show positive signs of recovery towards the last quarter of 2009.

April 19, 2010

The calendar of events for Galway’s forthcoming Month of Marine Madness during May has been launched.

April 7, 2010

The Folens/Phillips New Irish Primary Atlas features Ireland’s Seabed Territory

March 25, 2010

The Marine Institute headquarters and laboratory facility at Oranmore, Co. Galway was honoured by a visit by both the US and UK Ambassadors to Ireland, The Honorable Mr. Daniel M. Rooney and His Excellency Julian King.

March 10, 2010

Ocean monitoring networks, hi-tech research vessels, and weather forecasting systems feature on Ireland’s stand

February 26, 2010

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Mr. Tony Killeen T.D. launches a special “Review of Irish Shellfisheries” at the Irish Skipper Expo 2010 in Galway.

February 16, 2010

Science@Sea ship-based training courses returns in early April on board the national research vessel Celtic Voyager.

February 12, 2010

Remote sensors for pollution, pathogens and toxic plankton blooms under development at Dublin City University.

January 18, 2010

Marine Institute launches new data resource on Irish fishing activity