Marine Institute

Press Releases Archive 2014

Photo of Oysters. Photographer Andrew Downes.
December 11, 2014

The Marine Institute has secured €800,000 research funding from the...

Dublin Castle Seabed Mapping event
December 2, 2014

Ireland’s marine researchers have won €5.5m EU Horizon 2020 competitive funding

  Simon Spain from Ballygar Co Galway learned about fisheries research at the Marine Institute in Oranmore Galway during the open day for transition year students held as part of Galway Science & Technology Festival. Photo: Andrew Downes
November 20, 2014

Over 300 transition years students from Galway and further afield visited the Marine Institute as part of the Galway Science & Technology Festival.

Cargo Ship full with containers
November 18, 2014

Irish Shipping volumes increase for the 3rd quarter of 2014.

Seabed Bathymetry Data
October 22, 2014

The Seminar will showcase national seabed mapping activity and developments during 2014.

Atlantic Summer School
September 14, 2014

he national research vessel, Celtic Explorer has become a 'Floating University' for 14 postgraduate students from seven countries (including Ireland) who have a unique chance to study cold water coral systems in their living environment in Irish...

September 1, 2014

The Central Bank of Ireland launched today (Monday 1st September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland [1841 - 1914], the Irish born inventor of the modern submarine.

August 7, 2014

A team of thirteen scientists representing eight nationalities led by Dr Aggeliki Georgiopoulou from University College Dublin (School of Geological Sciences) and Dr Veerle Huvenne from the National Oceanography Centre, UK (Marine Geoscience),...

June 13, 2014

An international research team, led by scientists from NUI Galway, is currently exploring the Whittard Canyon deep-sea submarine canyon system in the North East Atlantic onboard the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer.

May 30, 2014

Irish shipping and port activity rose by 4% in the first quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index* published today (Friday, 30th May) by the Irish Maritime Development Office...

April 12, 2014

The RV Celtic Explorer leaves Galway today (12th April) for Newfoundland and Labrador, on its fourth multi-institution transatlantic survey. The 13 day expedition across the Atlantic to St Johns, Newfoundland will involve four scientists from NUI...

March 26, 2014

Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine launched the Marine Institute’s Atlas of Commercial Fisheries around Irelandin Dublin today (27th March 2014).

March 11, 2014

The Marine Institute is at Oceanology International 2014 in London this week (11-13 March) promoting Ireland’s fast growing marine technology sector and highlighting the opportunities to do business in Ireland.

February 25, 2014

“I welcome the acknowledgement by the Journal of Fish Diseases for their error in publishing as a ‘Short Communication’ the piece by Krkosek et al. claiming ‘fundamental errors’ in Marine Institute science. I further welcome the apology by the...

January 29, 2014

The Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) has opened the call for applications for Science@Sea research vessel-based training courses. Courses are aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate...