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John Kerry, Alicia O'Sullivan, Simon Coveney and Selina Neirok Leem in discussions at the Our Ocean Wealth Summit 2019 in Cork.
June 11, 2019
Political representatives from 30 small island nations, global leaders and more than 750 delegates attended Our Ocean...
Dunguaire Castle, Kinvara, Co. Galway Photo by Andrew Downes
June 8, 2019
More than 50 famous landmarks and buildings in Ireland and across Europe are lighting up blue this weekend (8-10 June)...
L-R: Andrea Carbulotto (OGS - Instituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Captain Denis Rowan (RV Celtic Explorer), Anneli Strobel (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany), Aodhán Fitzgerald (Research Vessels Operations Manager, Marine Institute) and Dr Peter Heffernan (CEO Marine Institute).
June 7, 2019
Eurofleets+, which facilitates access to the largest advanced research vessel fleet across Europe, Greenland, USA,...
RV Celtic Explorer lit up blue in the Port of Cork, for SeaFest 2019. Photo Gerard McCarthy.
June 7, 2019
More than 50 famous landmarks and buildings across the island of Ireland are lighting up blue this weekend (7-10 June)...
Annual Ocean Climate Survey 2019. Photo by Tomasz Szumski.
June 4, 2019
The Marine Institute's annual ocean climate research survey is underway on the RV Celtic Explorer and will culminate...
The Marine Institute will welcome King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden to the Marine Institute headquarters in Oranmore on Friday 24th May 2019. Photo Cr Cushla DromgoolRegan
May 23, 2019
The Marine Institute will welcome King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden to the Marine Institute headquarters...
Marine Institute rehearsing for the ‘Go Atlantic Blue’ campaign for World Oceans Day 8 June. Photo Cr Tom Szumski.
May 23, 2019
Famous buildings and landmarks across Ireland will 'Go Atlantic Blue' over the weekend 7-10 June to celebrate our...
One of the most prestigious events in the European maritime calendar is officially handed over to Cork City and Ireland
May 17, 2019
The official handover of European Maritime Day from Lisbon to Cork took place in the Portuguese capital last night.Cork...
Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute. Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure
April 29, 2019
The Marine Institute has announced the commencement of the process to find a successor to Dr Peter Heffernan when he...
Pictured at the launch of SeaFest, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, which takes place at the Port of Cork, Cork City from 7 – 9 June are (back l-r) Colum Byrne, Second Lieutenant; Mick Finn, Lord Mayor of Cork; Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO of the Marine Institute; Cathy Buchanan, General Manager, Meitheal Mara; and Jim O'Toole, CEO of BIM with (front l-r) Lola Grainger (10), Archie Murray (6) and Marvin Grainger (7).
April 24, 2019
SeaFest, Ireland's largest free family-friendly maritime celebration, unveils its exciting 2019 programme today for...

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