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 can be found here.

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

Institute of Ireland can be found here.

Board Members 
PresidentJoe Varley
Vice PresidentJochen Romstedt
General SecretaryTherese King
TreasurerRob Flanagan
Monica Wallace 
Ray Traynor 
Peadar Ward 
Michael Haugh 
Conor Doyle 
Sean O’Byrne 
Malcolm Fitzell  
Michael McCormack