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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...
Environment Activist and former US Secretary of State John Kerry to deliver keynote address at Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork
April 17, 2019
Ireland's Our Ocean Wealth Summit 'Shared Voices from Island Nations' Brings Island Nations and Global Leaders...
Marine Institute Newport Open Day 2019
April 9, 2019
The Marine Institute's Research Facility in Furnace, Newport, Co Mayo will open its doors to primary school students...
Data management team at the Marine Institute Photograph Andrew Downes
March 18, 2019
The Marine Institute has recently (20th February 2019) achieved a significant milestone where it is one of the first 10...
Alan Berry from the Marine Institute talked to children about the importance of engineering used in for SmartBay Observatory in Galway Bay, where children got to observe marine life and activity under our ocean.
March 15, 2019
The Marine Institute, SmartBay, Galway Atlantaquaria and Galway City Museum hosted a fun 'Pasta Pressure' workshop and...
Marine Investment drives Innovation in Ireland's Aquaculture & Fish Bio-Processing Sector
March 12, 2019
Irish companies, Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland (BII) and Technology From Ideas Ltd, (TfI) have recently been awarded...
EurofleetsPlus (alliance of European marine research infrastructure) kick off meeting takes place at the Marine Institute. Photo Cr Andrew Downes, XPOSURE
March 6, 2019
The EU H2020 EurofleetPlus Kick-off meeting held at the Marine Institute, Galway (5th – 7th March 2019) announced...
The Marine Institute signs contract with independent ship design consultants
March 5, 2019
The Marine Institute is pleased to announce the design process of Ireland's new state of the art marine research vessel...

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