Monthly Archives: March 2011

ICRO 50th anniversary

The 50th anniversary of ICRO’s founding occurs this year and to celebrate this, a number of events will be held on Saturday 11th June 2011. The Grand Opening of the ICRO NW rescue base will be held at Cladagh Glen with demonstrations and group photos to be taken. From there, we will move to the […]
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New ICRO management tool

Irish Cave Rescue Organisation Management Tool Goes Live – March 2011 The ICRO rescue management tool ( has finally gone live, ahead of this weekends rescue practice. Most active ICRO members have already been given account details for the website, but if you did not receive an email and would like an account, please contact […]
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AECS Level 1 Basic First Aid Course

When: Fri 1st evening, Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd April 2011 (starts in 12 days away) Accommodation:       Free with course fee Where: Doolin, Co. Clare Cost: €60 Prerequisites: none Registration: click here Who should attend: o    cavers with expired certs of a similar or higher level o    cavers who would like to try first […]
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The Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation are holding the 27th annual SUICRO Symposium in Doolin, County Clare. The event is being held at Hotel Doolin over the Irish bank holiday weekend of the 28rd -31th October 2011.  Doolin is well known to cavers and needs no introduction- caves and music aplenty […]
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The meaning and use of caves and cairns

SEANDÁLAÍOCHT DEIREADH SEACHTAINE AR AN GYREUM PLUAIS A BILINGUAL EXPLORATION OF THE MEANING & USES OF CAVES & CAIRNS 25 OR MORE GENERATIONS BACK 25 – 27 March, 25 March – gather at Gyreum with supper before bed Saturday 26 March  (830-930 breakfast) 10oo Introduction by Dr. Marion Dowd topic/ slide show/ powerpoint / how […]
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