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Trip to Sligo/Leitrim area

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

OUGS Ireland Branch Event – Leader Mr Eamonn Grennan (Saturday) and mine guides (Sunday)

Day 1, On Saturday the trip will be in Co. Sligo led by Mr. Eamonn Grennan, a retired economic geologist and former lecturer in the Institute of Technology Sligo.  Eamonn knows Sligo well and will show us some exceptional geology, covering sedimentary and metamorphic rocks in particular, and maybe a little archaeology too.  More details later.

Day 2, Sunday will be a visit to the Arigna Mining Experience in Co. Leitrim.  This is a show mine based on a lignite deposit that was mined in the past, see http://www.arignaminingexperience.ie/

Eamonn will give a short introduction to the geological setting on the Saturday evening.  More details later. Contact address: ireland@ougs.org


October 14, 2017
October 15, 2017
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Sligo / Leitrim
Co Sligo Ireland + Google Map