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The Marine Institute maintains Our Ocean Wealth website in conjunction with Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (“the operators”) on behalf of the inter-departmental Marine Coordination Group to enhance public access to information about Ireland’s Integrated Marine Plan – Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on Our Ocean Wealth website is accurate and up-to-date. If you notice any errors or omissions please let us know as soon as possible. The Operators, give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date nature of information provided on its websites and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions.

The Operators reserve the right to change all or any of the information provided at any time, but shall not be responsible for or liable in respect of any such change in information. The Operators have no liability for any loss occasioned from the use of information appearing on these websites. Any links from these websites to external websites are provided as a matter of convenience only, and should not be taken as an endorsement of the contents or practices of those external websites.

Unless otherwise stated reproduction is authorised except for commercial purposes, provided the source is acknowledged.


Twitter Policy 

Our Ocean Wealth Twitter presence is managed by the Marine Institute in conjunction with Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (“the operators”) on behalf of the inter-departmental Marine Coordination Group using the twitter account @OurOceanWealth.

If you follow us, you can expect tweets covering some or all of the following:

  • Press Releases from Departments’ marine-related activities and Ministerial speeches
  • Information on activities and events related to Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth

Who we follow

If you follow us, we will not automatically follow you back. We will follow other Irish Government Departments and any agencies of the Department with a presence on twitter as well as some accounts run by European Institutions. Accounts of relevance to the Our Ocean Wealth may be followed at the discretion of the Marine Coordination Group Bureau. Following such accounts does not imply an endorsement of any kind.


We welcome and will read all @ messages. However in general we will not be in a position to reply to all messages. The best means of communicating a query to the Marine Coordination Group Bureau is by emailing
Please do not include personal/private information in your tweets to us.
Tweets or replies deemed unsuitable may result in the twitter user being blocked from @OurOceanWealth
The Marine Coordination Group Bureau takes no responsibility for tweets other than those issued by designated personnel.


Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no responsibility for lack of service due to Twitter downtime.