INFOMAR Annual Seminar 2018
Our 2018 seminar will be held in Kinsale, west Cork on November 8th-9th and hosted at the Trident Hotel.
The seminar presents an opportunity to learn about the INFOMAR programme and promises a series of engaging presentations and discussions on the latest in Irish marine research, seabed mapping techniques and our survey progress this year in an informal environment.
This years Agenda will focus on the application of INFOMAR data across a number of different sectors including industry, fisheries and policy.
The seminar is a free open event. Please register using the following button:
Reception kindly sponsored by ADCO Archaeology Diving Company.
October 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster and the greatest loss of life in the Irish Sea which will be remembered during the seminar.
RMS Leinster, operated by the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company, served as the Kingstown (now Dún Laoghaire) - Holyhead mailboat. She was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine UB-123 on October 10th 1918, while bound for Holyhead. The wreck is in Dublin Bay, 4 nautical miles east of the Kish Bank Lighthouse. Over 500 people perished in the sinking.