Public Outreach and Education

Geosciences Events Diary
The Geosciences Events Diary is a service GSI took on during of International Year of Planet Earth, which aims at listing any events (lectures, meetings, seminars, workshops, fieldtrips...) taking place on the Island of Ireland in the wide domain of geosciences.If you are organising an event relevan...
Geoschol
THE GEOSCHOL INITIATIVE: Geology for schools in Ireland This project was funded as part of the Griffith Geoscience Research Awards by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.GEOSCHOL is a group comprising:- Patrick Wyse Jackson and Ian Sanders (Department of Geology...
The Geological Heritage of Kildare Exhibition
under construction.The panels were produced as part of County Kildare Geological Heritage Project, which was an action of County Kildare Heritage Plan 2003-2007.
The Geological Heritage of Carlow Exhibition
This exhibition explores the geological heritage of Carlow. It was done in association with Carlow County Council Heritage Office and Stone Developments Limited. It mainly consists of panels and material linked to the area (rocks, fossils and minerals).This exhibition was displayed in County Bu...
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Geological Heritage Exhibit...
This exhibition was done in association with Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Heritage Office. It mainly consists of the Ireland's Geological Heritage exhibition , completed with new panels exploring Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown geological heritage and material linked to area (such as identified pebbles from Killin...
The Mining Heritage of Wicklow Exhibition
This exhibition explores the mining heritage of Wicklow and mainly consists of panels. This was done in association with the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland and Wicklow County Council Heritage Office. This exhibition was displayed in Greystones Library, Co. Wicklow, from 7th to 31st October 200...
Mining through the Millennia Exhibition
An exhibition of people and mines, organised by the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland and the Geological Survey of Ireland. The development of human society is dependent on the exploitation of mineral resources. Visit the exhibition and take a trip back from Stone Age and Bronze Age times, to the ...
Ireland's Geological Heritage Exhibition
This exhibition is intended to answer this question and to explore the range of things that can be considered to be our geological heritage. We leave you to answer the question for yourself. Geology is the foundation of society; without earth resources - rocks and hydrocarbons - ther...
"What on Earth?" Exhibition
A visual exploration of what geology is about and what geologists do. Without the Earth to sustain us, none of us would be able to exist. However, the study of the Earth - Geology - is not generally taught in schools and few people have much experience of it. Modern society also i...
Archives
The GSI is a recognised repository of the National Archives and has a statutory responsibility for the records of the organisation as a part of government. In practice, there are specific collections of more historical or important records that are separated in an Archive Room, that is protected fro...
Exhibitions
The Irish Geological Heritage Programme has produced several large exhibitions all of which aim to bring an understanding of the importance of geology and geological and mining heritage in our everyday lives. Each exhibition consists of a range of panels and some display material. The panels are ...