Marine Institute

  • than fish in the ocean by 2050.

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  • Apply now for interesting and challenging career opportunities.
  • Ireland's marine territory covers up to 220 million acres (approx. 880,000km2), an area 10 times greater than our landmass.
  • Our national research vessels RV Celtic Explorer and RV Celtic Voyager are a key platform for Irish marine research
  • Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth - An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland

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NEWS & EVENTS

The RV Celtic Explorer is the larger of the two state-owned research vessels run by the Marine Institute.

The RV Celtic Voyager will be replaced by another sister ship to the RV Celtic Explorer.

Dr Peter Heffernan, Marine Institute CEO

Supporting Ireland's commitment to introduce national legislation by the end of 2018...

Marine Institute Supports Plastic Free Week in Galway

5th – 11th February 2018 #PLASTICFREEFORAWEEK

The first Environmetrics Forum for data experts in Ireland

Environmental data is important in helping us understanding our environment and ecosystems.

AREAS OF ACTIVITY

We undertake, co-ordinate, promote and assist in marine research and development. We also provide services related to research and development that promote economic development, create employment and protect the marine environment. Find out more about any of of primary areas of activity.

INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES

Our laboratory facilities, national research vessels, deep water ROV, marine renewable energy services and unique catchment research facilities provide an essential platform for marine research.

> RESEARCH VESSELS

> NEWPORT CATCHMENT FACILITIES

> MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY

> LABORATORY & BUILDING FACILITIES

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