Month: May 2018

Dear Members, You are all invited to join us for a few drinks and nibbles on the Irish Geological Association Members’ Night! As always, feel free to bring any geological item of interest, may it be minerals, fossils, rocks, books, posters, etc. Looking forward to seeing you there! The IGA Committee. Date: Wednesday 13th June 2018 Time: from 5.30pm Venue:…

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JOINT OUGS/IGA WEEKEND FIELD TRIP  – 16-17TH June, 2018 Forming and filling the South Mayo Trough (Ordovician), western Ireland Led by: Dr. Brian McConnell (GSI) We will focus primarily on the Ordovician volcanic and sedimentary fill of the South Mayo Trough basin, including the Lough Nafooey volcano, basin-margin conglomerates, and ignimbrite sheets.  We will also stray onto older, basin-bounding rock units and…

Read More JOINT OUGS/IGA WEEKEND FIELD TRIP -16-17th June 2018 – Forming and filling the South Mayo Trough (Ordovician), western Ireland, leader: Dr. Brian McConnell (GSI)