IGI Medal of Honour and the Honorary Fellowship
The Medal of Honour is intended for an individual who has excelled in the advancement/promotion of the profession of geology/geosciences in Ireland. The Medal of Honour is awarded every two years. The 2019 Medal of Honour was awarded to Dr John Ashton on 11th October 2019. The Honorary Fellowship is awarded every two years to an individual who has excelled in the advancement/promotion of the profession of geology/geosciences internationally. The inaugural Honorary Fellowship was awarded to Ollie Bonham on 4th October 2018.