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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

August 1110:30 am - 4:00 pm

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 hard hats. Please keep in touch with <howardfox41@gmail.com> about this, as I need to know how many spare hard hats we need to russle up for the party.

Kiltorcan East Quarry is a classic site for Early Devonian Plant fossils including Archaeopteris hibernica. Dr. Jarvis has published on the palaeoenvironment of the plant fossil beds in the quarry.

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Date:
August 11
Time:
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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