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Down to Earth - Exploring Ireland's Geology Exhibition

Down to Earth - Exploring Ireland's Geology Exhibition


Public talk by Geological Survey Ireland Fulbright Scholar, Dr Jennifer Jones

Dr Jennifer Jones, Fulbright Scholar hosted at Geological Survey Ireland and visiting from North Carolina, will give a public talk on her work Assessing Coastal Archaeology at Risk: Integrating Interdisciplinary Science and Collaboration. Jennifer has been working with the CHERISH team in the Survey's Marine and Coastal Unit since last summer. The talk will be in the AV Room of the National Museum, Collins Barracks on Thursday, 26 May from 6-7pm. Tickets are free but limited so please book in advance via Eventbrite - registration details and more information is available here.


Down to Earth - Exploring Ireland's Geology is open. The exhibition was officially opened by Minister Eamon Ryan TD on 27 September 2021 at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.

The exhibition was developed by the National Museum of Ireland in partnership with Geological Survey Ireland to celebrate 175th anniversary of the establishment of Geological Survey Ireland.

Exhibits include a large floor map of the geology of Ireland, a reconstruction of one of RV Keary, new art work depicting a cross-section of Dublin from Collins Barracks to the sea, and an impressive collection of the minerals we use in our daily lives. The exhibition is suitable for all ages and geological backgrounds. More information is available on The National Museum of Ireland website.

Admission is free and booking is not required except for groups.

School visits are now able to take place. To book your school in for a visit, please contact the Bookings Office. More information here.

Down to Earth - Exploring Ireland's Geology is located at:
Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7
D07 XKV4