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.

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 & discussin

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

 

2nd October 2018
IGI and IAH Irish Group jointly present:

“Copper mining in the southwestern United States – understanding and managing environmental impacts”

by Doug Bartlett, Principal Hydrogeologist and co-founder of Clear Creek Associates in Phoenix, Arizona.

“Complexities of Mined Land Remediation in the United States: A Case Study of the Tri-States (Kansas-Missouri-Oklahoma, USA) Mining District”

by Dr. Aaron Johnston Executive Director of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG).

Time: 6:00pm (Tea & Coffee from 5:30pm).

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

 

24th – 25th April 2018
IAH (Irish Group) Annual Conference

The Irish group of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) will hold the 38th annual groundwater conference at the Tullamore Court Hotel on the 24th and 25th April 2018.

 

15th May 2018
IAH TDM  Testing a conceptual model of deep groundwater in coastal Tanzania using oil exploration data

Henning Moe (CDM Smith)

Time: 6:00pm (Tea & Coffee from 5:30pm).

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4.

 

6th March 2018
IAH TDM 
Nitrates part two – groundwater, drinking water, estuaries and the WFD – a continued discussion

A discussion meeting facilitated by Jenny Deakin (EPA), including brief presentations from speakers at the December TDM on nitrates and others.

Time: 6:00pm (Tea & Coffee from 5:30pm).

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4.

 

6th February 2018
IAH TDM – The David Burdon Memorial Lecture
Exploiting Groundwater Resources in Urban Africa: Understanding Choice and Consequences.

Dr Adrian Healy, Water Research Institute, Cardiff University.

Time: 6:00pm (Tea & Coffee from 5:30pm).

Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4.

 

9th January 2018
Annual Joint IAH TDM/Geotechnical Society of Ireland Lecture 
Dewatering Dublin.

Cecil Shine (Minerex Environmental Ltd)

Time and Venue: 6:00pm (Tea & Coffee from 5:30pm), Geological Survey Ireland.