The Irish Geological Association Posts

Peering into the depths! The geology of Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Fogo comprises a composite granite-gabbro intrusion which has been emplaced along the bedding of its host rocks. This stratiform magma chamber is 7km thick and tilted on its side, so that its contents are well exposed. It was the very hot gabbro magma which melted the lower crust to produce…

Read More IGA Lecture: Dr. Peadar McArdle (Geological Survey Of Ireland)

Social Licence to Operate: the Challenge for the 21st Century: The Third Leg of the Stool (society = the third leg of the stool!) This Wednesday, 26th November, continues our season of diverse talks with something a little different. Deirdre Lewis, who works with a geological consultancy firm, will be discussing the what it takes for geological enterprises to actually…

Read More IGA Lecture: Dr Deirdre Lewis (Technical Director, SLR Consulting)

Dear Members, Prof. Quentin Crowley (Trinity College Dublin) will give a talk to the IGA at 6:30 pm on Wednesday November 19th in the Geological Survey of Ireland (Beggars Bush, Dublin 2) on some new and very exciting research that he and his team are carrying out on the very earliest signs of life on Earth, which includes when oxygen…

Read More IGA Lecture: Prof. Quentin Crowley (Trinity College Dublin)

Welcome to our new website, it should make things a little easier to keep up to date with all of our events. The website has also been stream lined and information should now be easier to find and more up to date.

Read More Welcome to our new website!

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