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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

IGI Workshop: Mentoring and Career Planning for Geoscientists

Date, time: Thursday 19th May, 9.30-13.30 Location: Geological Survey of Ireland lecture theatre

IGI Short Course: Geophysics for Ground Investigation: Surveying, Design and Implementation

Wednesday 27th April 2016 at the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co Kildare. Click link above for Programme, Registration Form and payments

Groundwater in Fractured Bedrock Environments

10 June 2016 - Queen's University, Belfast. Across the UK & Ireland, fractured bedrock aquifers have been traditionally regarded as low productivity aquifers, with only limited relevance to regional groundwater resources. But it has been increasingly recognised that these complex bedrock aquifers can play an important role in catchment management and subsurface energy systems.