Monthly Archives: May 2013

Discounts For SUI Members: List Published and Updated

The list of discounts available as part of SUI membership has been updated and is available to view here.  Discounts are available to all categories of membership.        
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SUI Photography Workshop a success

A small selection of the photographs taken at last weekend’s phtography workshop are now available to view as a gallery on the website.  Alternatively click here to view the images.  Many thanks for all who attended to make it a success and to SUI trainer Colin Bunce for coordinating and teaching on the event.  If […]
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IFA Countryside and Prospecting for Caves

Following on from the SUI’s presentation to the Irish Farmers’ Association, IFA Countryside have offered to contact landowners who are IFA members to help current SUI members prospect for new caves. The system has been tested in the Burren with a few ‘hits’ generated. If directed to less explored regions this process may be rewarding. […]
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Marble Arch Caves – Access Update

Applications for access to Marble Arch Cave for caving trips can be made by writing to the management of the showcave giving at least one weeks notice.  To facilitate access for its members the SUI has now published an electronic copy of the form on the Members’ Only Section of the website where further details are available.  The […]
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SUICRO 2013

The SUICRO symposium will return to county Clare this year. It will take place, as usual, over the October bank holiday weekend Oct 25 – 28 in Hotel Doolin.  The hotel has been block booked for the weekend and there are provisionally booked rooms in its sister hotel Tir gan Éan. In addition, some more […]
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Access problems at Polskeheenarinky, County Tipperary

Please be aware that the landowner of Polskeheenarinky, Co Tipperary has recently indicated that he does not want cavers visiting the site at present.  The SUI is urging cavers to respect this decision until a robust access agreement is established.  Further updates will be posted here            
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SUI on RTE

Earlier this year the work of the SUI for Irish caving was featured during an episode of Winning Streak on RTE.  The footage was filmed during the Caving Fundamentals course in December 2012.  If you missed the programme the RTE have just published the clip online here!
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