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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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
NUI Galway, Dunguaire Castle in Kinvara, Port of Galway, GMIT Letterfrack, Galway Atlantaquaria, Galway Bay Boat Tours, Murphys Ice Cream, and the Marine Institute are among the local buildings joining in the national Go Atlantic Blue initiative this weekend to mark World Oceans Day on Saturday.
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Marine Institute headquarters in Oranmore tlast weekend as part of a three-day state visit.
The Marine Institute's Research Facility in Furnace, Newport, will open its doors to primary school students this week, and hold an open day this Sunday April 14 from 11am to 4pm.
Students from Rang 2, Scoil Shéamais Naofa, Bearna, got up close and personal with sharks on the RV Celtic Explorer as part of the Marine Institute’s outreach and engagement programme.