Index of Projects


GSI publishes All Ireland bedrock map
The publishing of a 1:500,000 Bedrock Geological Map of Ireland in June 2006 marked an exciting milestone in the development of geological mapping in Ireland. The map is a comprehensive update of earlier such maps first published in 1928 and it displays a remarkable variety of bedrock across the isl...
1:50,000 digital (GIS) map series
The 1:50,000 series shows all the point data sources, (outcrops, boreholes, palaeontological localities etc.) that have been used to compile the map. Sheet 77, Wexford, is the first map in this series to be published. The map is available in a digital GIS format. This CD contains ...
1:100,000 scale maps and booklets.
THE 1:100,000 BEDROCK MAP SERIESFor seamless, downloadable ArcGIS version of the 1:100k bedrock mapping, see http://www.gsi.ie/mapping.htm. This map is replicated as a clickable image linking to details of each map in the series in our Publications Section - please click here. The 1:100,000 ...
Twelve County Quarry Database
In conjunction with the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, GSI Minerals Programme produced a quarry database for Northern Ireland and the six border counties: Armagh, Antrim, Cavan, Derry, Donegal, Down, Fermanagh, Leitrim, Louth, Monaghan, Sligo, Tyrone. The project was funded under the EU Spe...
National Quarry Directory
Directory of Active Quarries and Pits in Ireland(4th Edition) The fourth edition of the Directory of Active Quarries and Pits in Ireland was published in November 2014 at Geoscience 2014 by the Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. The fourth ed...
Landslides in Ireland
LandslidesHomepage Landslides Working Group Landslides Viewer Susceptibility Mapping Archive Gallery Following two major landslide incidences in Ireland in 2003 in Galway and Mayo the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) established the Irish Landslides Working Group (ILWG) in...
Landslide Susceptibility
Breifne Area (North West Ireland) Landslides Susceptibility Mapping The implementation of a methodology for systematic production of landslide susceptibility maps hasn’t been embraced yet in Ireland. The Bréifne Area, located in North West Ireland and covering an area of 2129.7km2 within th...
GeoUrban
The GeoUrban project 2007 - 2013 aims to produce a 3-D (4-D) spatial geological model for the Greater Dublin Area. GSI has received funding from the National Development Plan (NDP) 2007-2013 for a major project in the Greater Dublin Region. The GSI geological maps and borehole databases will be s...