The winners of the 2021 Du Noyer Irish Geological Association/Geological Survey Ireland Photographic Competition were announced in Geological Survey Ireland on 17 December 2021.
1st - Michael Gavin, Kerry Cliffs, Co Kerry
2nd - Gosia Horajska, Barrow, Co Kerry
3rd - Catherine Bushe, Mizen Head, Co Cork
Winner - Mark Stewart, Hamnoy, Lofoten, Norway
1st Place - Michael Gavin - Kerry Cliffs - Co Kerry.
Purple mudstone and siltstone of the Valentia Slate Formation. Deposited in the Middle Devonian Period (393 to 383 million years ago).
2nd Place - Gosia Horajska - Barrow - Co Kerry.
Nautiloid fossil in Waulsortian Limestone Formation. This creature was swimming in warm shallow seas while Ireland was in the tropics during the Lower Carboniferous (359 -330 Ma).
3rd Place - Catherine Bushe - Mizen Head, Co Cork.
Folded layers of sandstone and mudstone from the Toe Head Formation, deposited in the Upper Devonian period (383-359 million years).
Overseas winner - Mark Stewart - Hamnoy, Lofoten, Norway.
Lofoten island, part of the Caledonian Western Gneiss Region of Norway.
A story map of all the winning images in the Irish section are at Du Noyer winner story map .