The winners of the 2020 Du Noyer Irish Geological Association/Geological Survey Ireland Photographic Competition were announced in Geological Survey Ireland on 17 December 2020.
1st - Anthony Kelly, Little Skellig, Co Kerry
2nd - Jimmy Condon, Clogher, Co Kerry
3rd - Aileen Doran, Portrush, Co Antrim
Winner - Pawel Zygmunt, Kalsoy, Faroe Islands
2020 Winner Anthony Kelly - Little Skellig, Co Kerry
Little Skellig - Sceilig Bheag- Co Kerry. Red mudstone, siltstone, and sandstone of the Old Red Sandstone Group deposited in the Devonian Period (419 – 359 Ma).
2nd place Jimmy Condon - Clogher, Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry
Cloichear – Clogher – Corca Dhuibhne, Co Ciarraí. Moderately dipping beds of volcanics and siltstone laid down in the middle Silurian Period (433 – 427 Ma).
3rd place Aileen Doran - Portrush, Co Antrim
Portrush – Port Rois – Co Antrim. Contact metamorphism caused by Palaeogene Period (60 Ma) igneous intrusion into older Jurassic Period (201 – 145 Ma) sedimentary rocks.
Overseas winner Pawel Zygmunt - Kalsoy, Faroe Islands.
Kalsoy, Faroe Islands. Layers of volcanic material. All the rocks of the Faroe Islands were formed between 58 and 54 million years ago at the opening of the North Atlantic Ocean.
A story map of all the winning images in the Irish section are at Du Noyer winner story map