About Us

Welcome To
The National Maritime Museum of Ireland

The National Maritime Institute of Ireland was founded in 1941. Our mission is to foster an appreciation of our maritime heritage. To that end we operate the museum, host lectures, issue newsletters and a journal, maintain a library, host and support commemorations, promote and conduct research.

An extensive article on the history of the Maritime Institute of Ireland by Dr. John de Courcy Ireland on the origins of the Maritime.

National Maritime Museum of Ireland

Our Team

Our Board Members


Joe Varley

General Secretary

Sanjeev Shelar

Board Member

David Curtis

Board Member

Ray Traynor

Board Member

Peadar Ward

Board Member

Michael Haugh

Board Member

Michael McCormack

Board Member

Alison Boyle