Abstract: During the late Devonian, about 360 million years ago, Ireland was a tropical paradise. On land, the plants ruled the continents, accompanied by micro-organisms and early relatives of the spiders, millipedes, and centipedes. This talk will focus on two aspects of the late Devonian in Ireland: 1) the different types of (micro)organisms that lived… Continue reading IGA Lecture – 9th November – “Ireland Before the Dinosaurs: A Plant Story” – Carla Harper (TCD)
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Irish Geological Association Lecture “Lost Songs: Reconstructing Insect Stridulation Sounds from the Middle Jurassic” By Charlie Woodrow (University of Lincoln, UK) Abstract: This talk aims to demonstrate how it is possible to reconstruct the sounds made by extinct Jurassic Period bush-crickets and their relatives. Ordinarily, the ecology and behaviour of an organism’s life history do… Continue reading IGA Lecture – 12th October, 7pm – “Lost Songs: Reconstructing Insect Stridulation Sounds from the Middle Jurassic” by Charlie Woodrow, University of Lincoln, UK
Join us for a most enjoyable training event, gold panning with geologist, Gordon Poole (FGS). This excursion is an Annual Meeting in memory of Past President of IGA, Peter Lewis for whom gold panning was a favourite hobby. The outing this year will take place at Bohernabreena, Co. Dublin. IGA is most grateful to the… Continue reading Field trip – 24 September 2022: Peter Lewis Memorial Goldpanning Excursion with Gordon Poole (FGS).