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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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Latest News

National Heritage Week

Look out for lots of geoscience events during National Heritage Week - 22nd-30th August 2015 - Discover the Past. Build the Future

EFG Medal of Merits Award to Peter Styles

During the summer Council meeting of the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) held on 13 and 14 June 2015 at Newcastle (UK), Professor Peter Styles was awarded the 2014/2015 Medal of Merit for exceptional and distinguished contributions to the Federation and to the geological profession in Europe. Please click link above for Press release document.

IMQS Field Trip to Lisheen Mine

The next Irish Mining and Quarrying Society (IMQS) Field Trip will take place on Friday, August 28th 2015 to The Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.