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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
Press Release: Critical Raw Materials Act Come Into Forcehttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Critical_Raw_Materials_Act_Comes_Into_Force.aspxPress Release: Critical Raw Materials Act Come Into ForceA new EU Regulation, the Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA), has today come into effect in Ireland. It will ensure EU access to a secure and sustainable supply of critical raw materials, enabling Europe to meet its 2030 climate and digital objectives.22/05/2024 23:00:00
The Institute of Geologists of Ireland (IGI) Release CRMA Factsheethttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/The_Institute_of_Geologists_of_Ireland_(IGI)_Release_CRMA_Factsheet.aspxThe Institute of Geologists of Ireland (IGI) Release CRMA FactsheetOn 23 May 2024, the new EU Regulation Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) came into effect in Ireland. You can read the press release concerning this event HERE.22/05/2024 23:00:00
Launch of DECC’s Research & Innovation Strategyhttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Launch-of-DECC’s-Research--Innovation-Strategy.aspxLaunch of DECC’s Research & Innovation StrategyLaunch of DECC's Research & Innovation Strategy by Minister Ryan08/05/2024 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
Geological Survey Ireland at the EGU General Assembly 2024https://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Geological-Survey-Ireland-at-EGU2024.aspxGeological Survey Ireland at the EGU General Assembly 2024The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly stands as Europe's premier gathering for the geosciences, drawing over 16,000 scientists. This event serves as a platform for earth, planetary, and space science professionals to share their work through oral presentations, posters, and PICOs01/04/2024 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
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
Teachers Invited to Online Earthquake Workshophttps://www.gsi.ie/en-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Teachers-Invited-to-Online-Earthquake-Workshop.aspxTeachers Invited to Online Earthquake WorkshopThe workshop, titled "Earthquakes: Literally Earth Shattering News", will take place on Tuesday, 19 March, as part of the Oide Creativity’s STE(A)M workshop series 2024.13/03/2024 00:00:00