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Hear about extraordinary exploration tonight— From Space to the Sea Floor

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Do you want to hear from The Most Vertical Girl in the World. The woman who has made history in sea and space; The astronaut, oceanographer, explorer, author and the first person to ever experience travelling to both deep space and the oceans deep.

Oceans of Learning Series showcases and celebrates our seas online

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In recognition of European Maritime Day and World Oceans Day, the Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our seas, our world’s shared ocean and our connection to the sea through their Oceans of Learning series. Over 10 weeks, the Marine Institute and partners are coming together virtually to share news and offer online activities and resources on a range of marine topics to make it easier for those of all ages to engage with our ocean from home.

Visit your virtual museum for a world of wonder

Galway City Museum may be currently closed to the public but it is very much open online. Visit your virtual museum at www.galwaycitymuseum.ie where you can access many educational resources and explore the exhibitions and the collection from the comfort of your own home.

Galway ready for the royal treatment

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Excitement is building across Galway as the city prepares to receive the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge later this morning.

Galway 2020 recommended for EU Commission’s Melina Mercouri Prize

GALWAY 2020 European Capital of Culture has been recommended for the EU Commission’s Melina Mercouri Prize - worth a total of €1.5 million - by the independent European Capital of Culture Monitoring and Advisory panel.

Call for entries to FameLab Galway

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NUI Galway is calling on scientists and science enthusiasts to enter FameLab, the world’s largest science communication competition, held in 30 countries. For the fifth year running, one of four regional FameLab Ireland heats will take place in Galway on February 19, and once again the entrants are expected to be high calibre.

Galway family revel in Atlantic sailing adventure

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A County Galway family are combining their love for the sea and adventure to explore the Atlantic by boat.

Spanish shipyard to build Galway’s new marine research vessel

A contract has been signed between the Marine Institute and Spanish shipyard Astilleros Armon Vigo S.A. for the construction of Ireland’s new Galway-based state-of-the-art marine research vessel, following the completion of the design of the vessel by Skipsteknisk AS of Norway.

GMIT and Marine Institute study shows pollutants in stranded killer whales

Killer whales are an iconic species in the world’s oceans. They are also at the top of the food chain and able to concentrate persistent pollutants to very high levels, a new study carried out by GMIT and the Marine Institute shows.

A good day’s work done — says retiring Marine Institute chief as Renville voyage ends

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The man who grew the Marine Institute from just one person to now, a staff of more than 200, retired last Saturday after 26 years of service — and when I called out to chat with Dr Peter Heffernan for one last time before he stepped down, I met him at the front door, being helped to load boxes into his car. Twenty six years in one office amasses a lot of material.

 

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