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EPA announces funding of €14.3m for new research to address climate and environmental challengeshttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/EPA-announces-funding-of-€14-3m-for-new-research-to-address-climate-and-environmental-challenges.aspxEPA announces funding of €14.3m for new research to address climate and environmental challengesEPA announces funding of €14.3m for 33 new research projects to address climate and environmental challenges. This represents a 34 per cent increase in investment from the previous call in 2022. The EPA is working in partnership with Met Éireann and Geological Survey Ireland to co-fund some of the research. 14/02/2024 00:00:00
Geological Survey Ireland's Tellus Begin Urban Geochemical Soil Samplinghttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Tellus-Soil-Sampling-Teams-Begin-Urban-Geochemical-Sampling.aspxGeological Survey Ireland's Tellus Begin Urban Geochemical Soil SamplingThe Tellus survey soil samplers, uwill now start sampling soil in the urban areas of Galway, Limerick, Cork, and Waterford.07/02/2024 00:00:00
European Parliament endorsed a call for an EU geothermal strategyhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/European-Parliament-endorsed-a-call-for-an-EU-geothermal-strategy.aspxEuropean Parliament endorsed a call for an EU geothermal strategyThe European Parliament’s Plenary voted its initiative report with a resolution to support a European geothermal energy strategy. 29/01/2024 00:00:00
What's new in January 2024 in Irish Geoparks?https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geopark-Activities.aspxWhat's new in January 2024 in Irish Geoparks?Current activities and upcoming events in Irish Geoparks in January 202426/01/2024 00:00:00
Postdoctoral Position at ESRLhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Postdoctoral-Position-at-ESRL.aspxPostdoctoral Position at ESRLThe Earth Surface Research Lab is currently advertising for a Postdoctoral Researcher 22/01/2024 00:00:00
Kinsale Community School Student Wins the Geological Survey Ireland Prize at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2024https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Kinsale-Community-School-Student-Wins-the-Geological-Survey-Ireland-Prize-at-BT-Young-Scientist--Technology-Exhibition-2024.aspxKinsale Community School Student Wins the Geological Survey Ireland Prize at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2024On January 13, Ian Cullinane, a student from Kinsale Community School, was awarded the prestigious Geological Survey Ireland prize in the technology category at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2024. The event took place at the RDS in Dublin from January 10 to 13, where there were 550 student projects.16/01/2024 00:00:00
New 315-Million-Year-Old Fossil Found in Geological Survey Ireland Supported Burren and Cliffs of Moher Global Geoparkhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/New-Sponge-Species-Uncovered-near-Cliffs-of-Moher.aspxNew 315-Million-Year-Old Fossil Found in Geological Survey Ireland Supported Burren and Cliffs of Moher Global Geopark​A new fossil sponge species, Cyathophycus balori, has been discovered near the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare, Ireland. The 315-million-year-old fossil is the largest known example of its kind, fossil sponge expert Dr Joseph Botting commented that this can give us valuable insights into the evolution of sponges and their ability to survive in niche e09/01/2024 00:00:00
2023 Du Noyer Photographic Competition Winnershttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/2023-Du-Noyer-Photographic-Competition-Winners.aspx2023 Du Noyer Photographic Competition Winners​The winners of the 2023 Du Noyer Irish Geological Association/ Geological Survey Ireland Photographic Competition were announced in Geological Survey Ireland on Friday, 15 December 2023. 20/12/2023 00:00:00
2023 Cunningham Awardshttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/2023-Cunningham-Awards.aspx2023 Cunningham AwardsThe Cunningham Awards 2023, named in honour of the late Assistant Director, Mark Cunningham, took place last Friday, 15 December 2023 at a ceremony in Geological Survey Ireland.18/12/2023 00:00:00
Book Launch: Wells and Wellbeing The Hydrogeology of Irish Holy Wells by Bruce Misstearhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Book-Launch-Wells-and-Wellbeing.aspxBook Launch: Wells and Wellbeing The Hydrogeology of Irish Holy Wells by Bruce MisstearBook Launch: Wells and Wellbeing The Hydrogeology of Irish Holy Wells by Bruce Misstear15/12/2023 00:00:00