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The Institute of Geologists of Ireland was formed in 1999 to promote the geosciences in Ireland and to represent the professional interests of its members. Membership is open to all practising geoscientists who meet the required standards of qualification and experience, and the IGI operates with the support of all the major geoscience based technical societies.  Read more about IGI »

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QA/QC Course - Practical Sampling & Analytical Quality

Presented by David Stewart. 9am, 24th March 2016. Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone. A down-to-earth introduction to sampling theory and practice, laboratory procedures and analytical quality control with an emphasis on practical QA/QC skills for geologists.

‘Earth's Climate Evolution - a New Perspective’

Orgnanised jointly by The Geological Society of London (Northern Ireland Regional Group) and the Institute of Geologists of Ireland. Entry: free of charge, all welcome. Monday 22 February 2016 at the Ulster Museum, Belfast 1800-1845: refreshments; 1845-2000: lecture AND Tuesday 23 February 2016 at the IGI Offices, No.63 Merrion Square, Dublin 1800-1845: refreshments; 1845-2000: lecture.

Ireland Day at Global Mining Event

PDAC 2016 Ireland Presentation 7th March 2016. The annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention and Trade Show is the largest international meeting of its type in the world, with attendance in recent years exceeding 25,000 delegates. PDAC has been an important platform for countries seeking to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) in mineral exploration and mining. Ireland has had a presence at PDAC for 50 years since the founding of a modern mining sector led by the Northgate – Tara companies...for more click link above.