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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.

Galway 2020 nominated for EU Commission's Melina Prize

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GALWAY 2020 European Capital of Culture has been nominated 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.

Marine Institute welcomes appointment of new CEO

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Dr Paul Connolly has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Institute, Ireland’s state agency for marine research, technology development and innovation. He succeeds Dr Peter Heffernan who retires from the post tomorrow (Friday)

Galway researchers announce world’s first shellfish traceability tool

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A study led by researchers at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, in collaboration with NUI Galway, has resulted in the development of the world’s first scientific shellfish traceability tool.

Talk on environmental changes in lakes and rivers of Burrishoole

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The next lecture by Westport Civic trust will be on the topic "Tracking environmental change in the lakes and rivers of the Burrishoole catchment."

Ballina man appointed to EU Mission Board

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Ballina native, Dr Peter Heffernan, has been selected as a member of the European Commission's Mission Board for Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters. He is one of two Irish appointees to the Mission Boards.

Marine Institute CEO appointed to EU Mission Board

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A man recognised for his “strong standing” in the European research community has been selected as a member of the European Commission’s Mission Board for Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal, and Inland Waters.

Keen interest in plans to introduce marine themes onto primary school curriculum

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Up to 100 primary school teachers from Galway, Kerry, Waterford, and Dublin took to the beaches joining the wave of formal educators around the country keen to introduce marine themes onto the Irish primary school curriculum.

Soapbox Science returns to the streets this weekend

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NUI Galway’s third annual Soapbox Science Galway is set to return to city streets this weekend when twelve female scientists will take to their soap boxes and talk about their ground breaking research in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. The event will take place from 12pm-3pm at the Spanish Arch, Galway on Saturday, 29 June and is free and open to the public.

Fáilte Ireland scheme golden opportunity for Ballina Salmon Life Centre - Mulherin

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Fáilte Ireland’s new Platforms for Growth initiative which will invest €150 million into developing new visitor attractions across Ireland, offers a golden opportunity to revive the Salmon Life Centre project for Ballina, Senator Michelle Mulheirn has said.

 

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