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Composer and writer Ailís Ní Ríain discovers a bold new world at sea

Ailís Ní Ríain, a contemporary classical composer and writer, spent three weeks at sea this August on board the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer searching for...

Hammerhead shark spotted in Irish waters for the first time ever

A hammerhead shark has been spotted in Irish waters for the first ever time by a research team from Galway's Marine Institute. A survey group...

NUIG students plough the ocean waves aboard the Celtic Explorer

Scientists and students from NUIG's Ryan Institute spent a day on the seas aboard the RV Celtic Explorer for Ocean Sampling Day 2019. Ocean Sampling Day...

Barna students get up close and personal with sharks

Pupils from Scoil Shéamais Naofa in Barna recently got to get a close up look at sharks about the RV Celtic Explorer. The second class pupils completed...

German composer makes music from the ocean on Celtic Explorer expedition

A boundary pushing artistic programme in Galway that looks to ocean exploration and marine science for inspiration finished up a great year aboard the...

Budget 2019: Marine Institute secures funding for new 50 metre research ship

Galway's Marine Institute has funding nailed down in this week's budget for a new 50m marine research vessel. The state of the art research ship...

Celtic Explorer returns to Galway after exploring 3km deep ocean canyon

The RV Celtic Explorer has returned to the Marine Institute in Rinville after an expedition mapping an underwater canyon 320km off the coast of Dingle. The Celtic...
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