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Valentia Slate secures World Heritage Stone statushttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/ValentiaSlatesecuresWorldHeritageStonestatus.aspxValentia Slate secures World Heritage Stone statusEarlier this year, Valentia Slate achieved the coveted status of World Heritage Stone. There are only 55 of these worldwide and the only other Irish example of this designation is Connemara Marble. The designation was awarded by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS).13/06/2024 23:00:00
BCOM Sustainability Awards 2024https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/BCOM-Sustainability-Awards-2024.aspxBCOM Sustainability Awards 2024Burren Ecotourism Network, developing Sustainable Ethos and Practices Among Tourism Businesses; 2024 Sustainability Awards07/05/2024 23:00:00
EGU and UGEG meeting in Viennahttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/EGU-and-UGEG-meeting-in-Vienna.aspxEGU and UGEG meeting in ViennaEGU and UGEG meeting in Vienna28/04/2024 23:00:00
Some Highlights from EGU24https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Some-Highlights-from-EGU24.aspxSome Highlights from EGU24Last week, the EGU General Assembly 2024 brought together a global community of geoscientists in an event that spanned the broad spectrum of Earth, planetary, and space sciences.23/04/2024 23:00:00
'Glaciers, Glens and Granite' Book Provided to Wicklow Schoolshttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Glaciers-Glens-Granite-book-schools.aspx'Glaciers, Glens and Granite' Book Provided to Wicklow SchoolsThe book Glaciers, Glens and Granite has been distributed to all primary and secondary schools in County Wicklow15/04/2024 23:00:00
6 Graduate Geologist positions now available at Geological Survey Irelandhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geological-Survey-Ireland-Graduate-Positions-2024.aspx6 Graduate Geologist positions now available at Geological Survey Ireland6 positions are now open for graduate geologists to work for 11 months and gain valuable experience in the Earth Science sector in Ireland.28/03/2024 00:00:00
UNESCO Names 18 New Geoparkshttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/UNESCO_18Geoparks.aspxUNESCO Names 18 New GeoparksUNESCO has endorsed the addition of 18 new global geoparks to the UNESCO Geoparks network. This brings the total number of geoparks to 213 in 48 countries.27/03/2024 00:00:00
New paper in journal Sustainabilityhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/New-paper-in-journal-Sustainability.aspxNew paper in journal SustainabilitySophie O'Connor from the Urban Geology Programme in GSI, is part of a sub-groop within the EGS Urban Geology Expert Group (UGEG) and has been working on a paper to follow up on de Mulder's 1993 position paper on urban geology in Europe.22/03/2024 00:00:00
Activity Map 2024https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Activity-Map-2024.aspxActivity Map 2024​Each year Geological Survey Ireland publish a map to highlight where are programmes will be carrying out work called the Activity Map. This shows all of the activities planned to take place during the year for all of our programmes. I20/03/2024 00:00:00
Geological Survey Ireland releases Tellus County Mapshttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geological-Survey-Ireland-Releases-Tellus-County-Maps0313-3704.aspxGeological Survey Ireland releases Tellus County MapsGeological Survey Ireland is excited to announce the upcoming release of our Tellus County Maps, a series of high-quality maps each focusing on a specific county within Ireland. The first of these maps will spotlight the beautiful County Sligo. 14/03/2024 00:00:00