Geological Survey Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of the recently published 'Glaciers, Glens and Granite: an Exploration of the Geology of County Wicklow' (by Matthew Parkes, Robert Meehan, Vincent Gallagher, Ronan Hennessy and Sarah Gatley). This is a joint project with The Heritage Office of Wicklow County Council and is published by Wordwell Books.
The book was officially launched in Wicklow Town Library on Tuesday 22 November 2022 by Cllr Tommy Annesley, Cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council. Koen Verbruggen, Director of Geological Survey Ireland, and Wicklow native, said "County Wicklow is fortunate to have an amazingly rich and varied geological heritage and Geological Survey Ireland is keen to promote greater awareness and appreciation of this heritage through this publication".
'Glaciers, Glens and Granite: An Exploration of the Geology of County Wicklow' is available to purchase in local bookshops, price €20, or directly from www.wordwellbooks.com
From left to right: Vincent Gallagher (co-author), Clare Glanville (Geological Survey Ireland), Sarah Gatley (co-author), Cllr Tommy Annesley, Deirdre Burns (Wicklow Co. Co.), Koen Verbruggen (Geological Survey Ireland) and Robert Meehan (co-author).