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Field trip: Kiltorcan 2020 end-Devonian plant fossil excursion with Maria Cullen (IGA VP) and Dan O’Neill (Quarry Owner)

NOW FULLY BOOKED Kiltorcan Quarry is a botanical fossil site of international significance since first described by James Flanagan (Geological Survey staff member) in the early 19th century. Material such fossil plants and tree ferns were described new to science from this area i.e. this is the original location of important Type material that describes early terrestrial… Continue reading Field trip: Kiltorcan 2020 end-Devonian plant fossil excursion with Maria Cullen (IGA VP) and Dan O’Neill (Quarry Owner)

Peter Lewis Memorial Excursion to Avoca Mines and Gold Mines River, Co. Wicklow

Dear Members, We are thrilled to announce the forthcoming excursion to Avoca, Co. Wicklow in memory of a previous President of the Irish Geological Association, Peter Lewis, who was very interested in gold panning. Vital details are below: Where? Avoca, Co. Wicklow (Exact location will be communicated with registered attendees later) When? Saturday, 18th September,… Continue reading Peter Lewis Memorial Excursion to Avoca Mines and Gold Mines River, Co. Wicklow

IGA Excursion to the Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford on Saturday 25th September

Cambrian and Devono-Carboniferous palaeoenvironments of the Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford Leader: Prof Peter Haughton (UCD School of Earth Sciences) Date: Saturday, 25th September, 2021. TO REGISTER please fill in the registration form HERE Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Please register by Saturday 18th September. N.B. All attendees will be expected to… Continue reading IGA Excursion to the Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford on Saturday 25th September

Field trip – 24 September 2022: Peter Lewis Memorial Goldpanning Excursion with Gordon Poole (FGS).

Bohernabreena, Co. Dublin, Ireland Bohernabreena Reservoir, Dublin

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).