The Irish Geological Association Posts

Dear Member, You are very welcome to come along to the IGA Member’s Night on Wednesday May 27th, between 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm at the Geological Survey of Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4. There will be a range of nibbly things (both sweet and savoury) and some beverages stronger than tea and coffee – though you are welcome to…

Read More IGA Event: IGA Member’s Night

Led by Dr Siobhán Power, Mourne Cooley Gullion Geotourism Summary: The Mourne region has the undeniable majesty of the Palaeogene granites in the Mourne Mountains but it also has lowlands underlain by Silurian subduction zone metasediments and Carboniferous fossil beds and storm deposits. The landscape itself formed during the last glaciation and has a wealth of both erosional and depositional…

Read More IGA Field Trip: Dr Siobhán Power – Geology of the Mourne Region of County Down

Our last talk for the season – and we have had a packed programme covering winter 2014/spring 2015 – is Dr Michal Szpak (originally from Poland but currently associated with the Geological Survey of Ireland).  The title and abstract of his talk are below, as is a short biography that he has supplied. The talk will take place at 6:30…

Read More IGA Lecture: Dr. Michal Szpak (GSI) – Life Beneath the Gyre.