Marine Institute

Press Releases Archive 2018

Dr Gerard McCarthy with Dr Peter Heffernan and Minister Michael Creed. Picture Credit Darragh Kane.
December 19, 2018

The A4 project will help understand and manage Ireland’s place on the edge of a changing Atlantic.

Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan, Fishmonger Pat O'Connell and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD review the 2018 Marine Institute Annual Stock Book, which is one of the principal annual publications of the Institute, providing the latest impartial scientific advice on commercially exploited fish stocks of interest to Ireland.  Picture Cr Darragh Kane.
December 11, 2018

providing the latest impartial scientific advice on commercially exploited fish stocks of interest to Ireland.

Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine Michael Creed TD with Marine Institute CEO Peter Heffernan and Evelyn Cusack, Head of Forecasting at Met Eireann at the announcement of the investment of €700,000 in the Marine Data Buoy Network in 2018. Pic Darragh Kane
December 3, 2018

Minister Creed announces upgrade to Marine Data Buoy Network

Aimsíonn saineolaithe faoi thacaíocht an rialtais 'gorlann siorca' neamhchoitianta sna huiscí doimhne laistiar d'Éirinn
November 12, 2018

Baineadh úsáid as feithicil chianrialaithe agus léirscáileanna mionsonraithe do ghrinneall na farraige chun an ghnáthóg leochaileach faoi uisce a aimsiú

Government supported scientists discover rare ‘shark nursery’ in deep waters west of Ireland
November 8, 2018

Remotely operated vehicle and detailed seabed maps used to find sensitive underwater habitat

Gregor McGuckin
September 21, 2018

in the middle of the Indian Ocean during an extreme storm.

Sponges on a rock at around 2000m depth. In the foreground, with a slim, golden stem, is the octocoral Chrysogorgia with its delicate pink polyps.To the left, are several stalked sea lilies. Photo NUI Galway/Marine Institute
September 4, 2018

The scientists are screening against various types of cancer, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and various pathogens such as Enterobacter bacteria species.

Beautiful coral species form a colourful garden at 2000m
July 23, 2018

Robot submarine and detailed seabed maps used to find sensitive underwater habitat

50,000 for final day of festivities of SeaFest. Picture Andrew Downes, Xposure
July 1, 2018

Surf & sea breeze sees record numbers on Sunday at SeaFest

Women at the helm at SeaFest 2018. Picture Andrew Downes, Xposure
July 1, 2018

A flotilla of yachts with women at the helm sailed from Oranmore to Galway Harbour

Flyboarders in action at SeaFest 18. Picture Andrew Downes, Xposure
July 1, 2018

Still time to make plans and visit SeaFest 2018 before it set sails for another year

Amy Sarma and Seren Flavin at SeaFest. Picture Jason Clarke
June 29, 2018

Thousands enjoy sun-soaked start to SeaFest 2018

Marine Institute & PWC Survey on Marine Sector. Pic by Jason Clarke
June 29, 2018

Confidence in Ireland's Marine Sector amidst challenges

SeaFest a ‘must—sea’ for 100,000 this weekend in Galway. Photo Andrew Downes
June 26, 2018

SeaFest set to make a splash this weekend

Príomhfheidhmeannach Fhoras na Mara, Peter Heffernan, Yvonne Thompson, Comhpháirtí ag PwC agus Jim O'Toole, Príomhfheidhmeannach BIM, Cuideachta Forbartha Bia Mara na hÉireann ag seoladh Chruinniú Mullaigh ar Saibhreas ár nAigéin 2018 urraithe ag PwC, a bheidh ag tarlú ar an 28 agus 29 Meitheamh i nGaillimh. Díreofar ag an gcomhdháil dhá lá ar gheilleagar muirí na hÉireann ar fiú na billiúin euro é, pléifear an tionchar a bheidh ag Brexit ar uiscí na hÉireann, loingseoireacht chliste, lóistíocht mhara agus
June 21, 2018

Global Leaders in the Blue Economy to Convene for Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2018

SeaFest launches festival programme with a trove of treasures on offer for all ages
June 8, 2018

Seolann Féile na Mara clár na féile ina mbeidh go leor rudaí spraíúla do dhaoine gach aois

SeaFest launches festival programme with a trove of treasures on offer for all ages
June 8, 2018

SeaFest launches festival programme with a trove of treasures on offer for all ages

Conal Docherty, Adam Burke and Killian Goaley from Galway at the Marine Institute TY training week 2018
April 16, 2018

Twenty TY students recently completed a week of marine science and technology training

Scientists prepare for expedition sampling Nephrops larvae from the west of the Aran Islands carried out for the first time on the RV Celtic Voyager.  (Centre) Chief Scientist Ryan McGeady (Donegal), Marine Institute Cullen Fellow / NUIGalway  (LtoR) Darragh Furey,(Galway); Sophia Wasserman (Merryland, USA) IRC postgraduate scholar); Catherine Jordan (Mayo) Marine Institute Cullen Fellow / NUIGalway; Leigh Barnwall (Dublin). Photograph Cushla Dromgool-Regan
April 5, 2018

Nephrops are more commonly known as Dublin Bay Prawn, Norway lobster or scampi