​​​​​​​​​​​​Protecting and promoting sites of national and international geological importance in Ireland.

This section has information on the following:

-Geological Survey Ireland's role in the protection and promotion of Ireland's geological heritage.

-County Geological Site (CGS) audits – More information on and full site reports from all completed County Audits.

-Protection of CGSs – The importance of County Geological Sites (CGSs).

-Geoparks and Geoutourism – UNESCO Global Geopark and geopark projects and promoting geotourism.

​​Explore the data and maps compiled by the Geoheritage programme.

The Geoheritage programme collaborates with the Geoparks network, academia and GSNI. for Joyce Country & Western Lakes aspiring geopark project tour guide trainingRFT for Regional Tour Guide training providers for region surrounding and including the Joyce Country and Western Lakes aspiring geopark in north Co Galway and south Co Mayo.24/09/2020 23:00:00 Short Call 2020Supporting small scale applied, basic or 'blue skies' projects with maximum funding of €30k, apply by 5 October13/08/2020 23:00:00 Geological Heritage of Galway30/01/2020 00:00:00 Geological Heritage of Tipperary19/11/2019 00:00:00