Geoheritage

Geoheritage

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

The Geoheritage Programme has responsibility for the protection and promotion of sites of geological importance. We identify sites as County Geological Sites for inclusion in County Development and Heritage Plans. County Audits are carried out in partnership with the Heritage Council and local authorities and the most significant County Geological Sites are recommended to the National Parks and Wildlife Service for potential future designation as Natural Heritage Areas.  We work with local authorities and community groups on the development of Geotourism products and in particular on the establishment and support of UNESCO Global Geoparks. ​

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

The Geoheritage programme collaborates with the Geoparks network, academia and GSNI.

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/George-Victor-Du-Noyer-exhibition.aspxMajor exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of George Victor Du Noyer's birthTo mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Irish geologist and artist, George Victor Du Noyer, a major exhibition of his work is running at the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, until February 2018 along with a new story map and a book.22/11/2017 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geoscience-Economy-on-Solid-Ground.aspxGeoscience Economy on Solid GroundMinister Kyne Launches Economic Review of Geoscience Sector at Geoscience 2017 event •Overall Economic Impact €3.27Bn •Overall Employment 24,739 •Figures approaching 2006 pre-crash levels07/11/2017 00:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/Stones,-Slabs-and-Seascapes-George-Victor-du-Noyer's-Images-of-Ireland.aspxStones, Slabs and Seascapes: George Victor du Noyer's Images of Ireland22/11/2017 00:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/publications/Pages/An-Economic-Review-of-the-Irish-Geoscience-Sector.aspxAn Economic Review of the Irish Geoscience Sector07/11/2017 00:00:00