Marine Institute

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Dr Paul Connolly, CEO of the Marine Institute and All-Ireland Ocean Youth Ambassador, Eimear Manning, met with The Duke and Duchess at Howth, North County Dublin. Image Cr Julien Behal Photography
March 4, 2020
The vital role of the ocean, climate change, and actions to safeguard it for future generations were the focus of...
MacDara Flavin (9) from Scoíl Shéamais Naofa, Barna, Galway launches Explorers Pop art and Creative writing competition open to all national primary schools to create a super hero that saves the ocean from climate change.  See explorers.ie.  Funded by the Marine Institute and supported by the Camden Education Trust, and Galway Education Centre. Photography: Andrew Downes – Xposure
January 27, 2020
Explorers Education Programme’s Ocean Super Hero Pop Art and Creative writing competition on hold.Due to the government...
Dr Paul Connolly, new CEO of the Marine Institute. Photo Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
October 4, 2019
Dr Paul Connolly has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Institute, Ireland's state agency...
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...

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