IAH (Irish Group) run an annual conference, meetings, seminars, webinars and field trips throughout the year for both IAH members and people with an interest in hydrogeology. Further details, including past conference proceedings and some TDM presentations, are provided under the Events and Training sections of the website.

1st October 2019
IAH TDM: Blood Thirsty Ticks and Ravenous Green Aliens

“Protection from tick borne diseases in the field & an introduction to riparian invasive plant species”

This TDM focuses on the field-work element of hydrogeologists’ (and other workers’) jobs. It looks at personal well-being and also ecological protection.

John Sherry, Ecologist, TOBIN Consulting Engineers

  • 5:30-6:00 pm Teas & Coffees
  • 6:00-7:30 pm TDM presentation & discussion

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4

 

5th March 2019
IAH TDM: Modelling Karst Environments

“Field evidence in a pipe network model of Irish karst hydrology”

Philip Schuler, TCD

“Uncovering karst groundwater: 3D hydrogeological modelling of an Irish karst system”

Lea Duran, TCD

  • 5:30-6:00 pm Teas & Coffees
  • 6:00-7:30 pm TDM presentation & discussion

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4

 

5th February 2019
The David Burdon Memorial Lecture

“The Trials and Tribulations of Developing Groundwater Supplies in the Humanitarian Sector”

Geraint Burrows, Groundwater Relief

  • 5:30-6:00 pm Teas & Coffees
  • 6:00-7:30 pm TDM presentation & discussion

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4

 

15th January 2019
Annual Joint IAH/Geotechnical Society Lecture

“Karst in hydrogeology and engineering”

  1. Welcome and launch of the book Karst of Ireland – Landscape . Hydrogeology . Methods by David Drew. Koen Verbruggen (Geological Survey Ireland), Donal Daly and David Drew
  2. What has karst research ever done for us? Laurence Gill (Trinity College, Dublin)
  3. Road Design in Karst Landscapes: the M17/M18 Deirdre O’Hara (Barry Transportation), Esther Madden (Arup) and Les Brown (Arup)
  • 5:30-6:00 pm Teas & Coffees
  • 6:00-7:30 pm Launch & Lectures

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4

 

4th December  2018
IAH TDM

“Stable Isotopes and Hydrogeology in Ireland”

Paul Hynds (DIT) and Shane Regan (TCD/NPWS)

  • 5:30-6:00 pm Teas & Coffees
  • 6:00-7:00 pm TDM presentation

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4

*Followed by the IAH Christmas get-together at the Schoolhouse Hotel!!*

 

20th November  2018
IAH TDM

“Article 27 of the European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations, 2011: issues, implications, solutions”

Pete Rodgers, Associate Director, RSK

“Soil & Stone waste prevention and update on work in progress on acceptance criteria”

Kevin Motherway, EPA Waste and Financial Provision Team

Follow by Annual General Meeting

Time:

  • 5:30-6:00 pm Teas & Coffees
  • 6:00-7:00 pm TDM presentation
  • 7:00-7:30 pm Refreshments and set up for AGM
  • 7:30-9:00 pm IAH Irish Group AGM

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4

 

13th – 14th October 2018
IAH (Irish Group) Annual Field Trip

The trip this year will be to Roscommon, and will be held this year on 13th and 14th October 2018.

As it’s Roscommon, there will be lots of karstic and associated elements.

Details to follow within the next few weeks.

Robbie Meehan

Field Trip Secretary

13/07/18