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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)

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:…

Read More IGA Members’ Night – Wednesday 13th June 2018 – GSI

Irish Geological Association Weekend Excursion to the Coastal Geology of Co. Louth 18th-20th May 2018 Leaders:                     Saturday – Dr. Robert Meehan (An Talamh Ireland) Sunday – Dr. Siobhan Power (GSI) Boat Captain:             Shane Reenan (Louth Adventures) What is on? A weekend excursion to the Co. Louth Coast by sea (RIB) and shore (walking/driving) Where is it? Our base will be…

Read More Field Trip: IGA Weekend Excursion to the Coastal Geology of Co. Louth: 18th-20th MAY

When is it?  Saturday, 7th April from 10am-4pm Where is the venue?  The truly inspirational Coastguard Cultural Centre, Tramore, Co. Waterford http://www.coastguardculturalcentre.ie   Why should you go? Have you ever thought about what it’s like to work with the minerals and metals that we study? Have you thought you would like to set a stone or crystal as a piece of jewellery…

Read More Workshop: Experience the Ancient Craft of Silversmithing with Tina Keating, Geologist, Gemmologist and Jeweller – April 7th 2018 – Tramore, Co. Waterford.