Marine Institute

Press Releases Archive 2016

National Marine Research Strategy. Copyright Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training
November 1, 2016

Public Consultation on the National Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2021 now open...

LtoR: Archie Donovan, Geological Survey Ireland, Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute and  Koen Verbruggen, Director of Geological Survey Ireland and Thomas Furey, Marine Institute at the 2016 INFOMAR Seminar held at the Marine Institute
October 19, 2016

10 years of seabed mapping in Ireland

Sea Power in Foynes
October 10, 2016

Sea Power progresses to quarter-scale testing. Léigh as Gaeilge.

Dr Peter Heffernan, Dr Margaret Rae, Karmenu Vella and Dr John Killeen at the Atlantic Stakeholders Conference, Croke Park
September 27, 2016

Marine Institute led project honoured at Atlantic Stakeholders Conference, Croke Park

3,000+ primary school students to learn about our ocean wealth through the Explorers Education Programme™
September 9, 2016

New centres join Explorers Education Programme™

Dr. Ciaran Kelly, Dr. Louise Allcock, Dr. Philip McGinnity, Prof. Mark Ferguson and Mark Johnson
August 3, 2016

Therapeutic potential of deep sea corals and sponges, and impacts of escaped farmed salmon, among projects funded in €40 million research investment by Science Foundation Ireland

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski
August 2, 2016

following a series of public meetings...

Commissioner Vella pictured with CEOs of European Marine Board member institutes.
July 8, 2016

at the European Marine Board offices in Ostend, Belgium today...

Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference 2016
June 30, 2016

'Into the Blue - Innovating for our Marine future'

John Breslin - Smartbay Ireland Photo Cr Andrew Downes
June 30, 2016

a critical component of a world-class maritime infrastructure in Ireland...

The Beaufort Marine Awards Principle Investigators Prof. Tom Cross, Dr. Stephen Hynes, Prof. Dave Reid, Prof. Fiona Regan and Prof. Alan Dobson at the Sea Change Researchers Workshop at the Marine Institute as part of SeaFest 2016.
June 30, 2016

Significant Investment in Sea Change Research Delivers Important Insights to our Ocean Health and Wealth...

The Phoenix
June 27, 2016

Just one of the highlights for the weekend ahead...

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski
June 27, 2016

Closing date extended until the 2nd August...

Galway Bay, photo credit Cushla Dromgool-Regan
June 22, 2016

Marine and renewable energy test site in Galway Bay...

Foreshore Lease application. Photo credit Tom Szumski
June 15, 2016

The public notice period for the Marine Institute’s foreshore lease application to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site has been extended by two weeks to Friday 1st July 2016.

Gerald Fleming, Met Eireann and Eleanor O’Rourke and Mick Gillooly, Marine Institute,check out an AR sandbox, used to explain how we map the seabed. The sandbox will be one of many interactive displays at the Marine Institute’s ‘Beneath our wild Atlantic’ exhibition during SeaFest 2-3 July.Photo Copyright Aengus McMahon
June 7, 2016

Industry Leaders Focus on Innovating for our Marine Future at Our Ocean Wealth 2016 Conference in Galway

: SeaFest Ahoy! Marking ‘European Maritime Day’ (20th May) to launch SeaFest 2016 is RNLI’s Stormy Stan, with Finn and Lillian Furey from Oranmore, on board an optimist. Photo Credit - Andrew Downes
May 20, 2016

Ireland's Maritime Festival, Galway

TRASNA crew onboard the RV Celtic Explorer
May 10, 2016

Ireland expands seabed mapping footprint.

DCU – St Patricks Campus and the Marine Institute run pilot marine classes for student teachers
April 21, 2016

DCU – St Patricks Campus and the Marine Institute run pilot marine classes for student teachers

Irish Maritime Transport Economist Vol 13 available now.
April 14, 2016

Irish Maritime Transport Economist Vol 13 available now...

Waves. Image credit Cushla DromgoolRegan
April 5, 2016

Statement re lease application for Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site

Aquaculture. Picture Credit to David Branigan.
March 22, 2016

This project will also support Ireland's vision for aquaculture...

RV Celtic Voyager and RV Celtic Explorer - Photographer Andrew Downes
January 18, 2016

Busy year ahead for National Research Vessels, RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager