Month: July 2018

An exhibition at the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin, Dublin will run from the 2nd August to the 24th August, featuring plant fossils and other groups from Kiltorcan in Co. Kilkenny.  Daily in the Gallery Space, Education and Visitor Centre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin D09 VY63, Dublin This exhibition is a joint effort of the National Museum of Ireland, National Botanic Gardens and…

Read More Exhibition: 2 August – 24 August, Devonian Plant Fossils: a window into the past.

The arrangements are as follows: Date: 11th August Meet 10:30hrs until 16:00hrs Golf Club, Kiltorcan Teas, coffees, scones will be available for purchase at the golf club house. We will park there and walk to and fro from the quarry. Leaders: Geologist Dr Ed Jarvis, Botanist, Howard Fox, Quarry owner Bee O’Neill, and IGA President, Maria Cullen We will need…

Read More Field Trip: Kiltorcan Quarry, Co. Kilkenny with Geologist, Dr Ed Jarvis; Botanist, Howard Fox; Quarry owner, Bee O’Neill and IGA President, Maria Cullen – SATURDAY 11TH AUGUST 2018

IGA members are invited to drop in on the day or, even better, volunteer to share their enthusiasm for geology with museum visitors (to volunteer, please email: michelecastiaux@gmail.com). Join staff and volunteers from the Natural History Museum and IGA who will explain all about Ireland’s rocks and visit the temporary exhibition, Stones, Slabs and Seascapes displaying watercolours by George Victor…

Read More Geology for Beginners with the National Museum of Ireland, SATURDAY 28th July 10am-4pm.