Monthly Archives: November 2013

Recreation in the Irish Countryside

The document ‘Recreation in the Irish Countryside’ published by Comhairle na Tuaithe is now available in the Members Section of the website.  The document outlines the rights and responsibilities of countryside users as well as those of landowners and is well worth familiarising ourselves with as cavers in relation to the Occupiers Liability Act, 1995 […]
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REC 3 First Aid Course

There will be a REC 3 First Aid course running over the weekend of 6th til 8th December in Co. Wicklow. This is an entry level first aid course and suitable for cavers. The course has been arranged by ICRO and has been subsidised by both SUI and ICRO. Costs are a mere 15 euro […]
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Coming soon: 2014 SUI Exploration & Expedition Skills Series

The SUI is currently planning a series of caving personal skills days for 2014.  Started in 2013 their aim is to help fill in gaps in cavers’ knowledge through a combination of classroom work and practical experience.  The skills days are open to SUI members.  Dates and details will be announced soon so watch this […]
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Irish Sump Index now on Members Area of Caving.ie

The SUI is pleased to announce that Volume 4 number 2 of Irish Speleology (the SUI’s exploration journal) incorporating the Irish Sump Index (ISI) is now available to view on the Members Area of the website.  Irish Sump Index was produced and published in coordination with the Cave Diving Group in 1988.  Whilst there have been […]
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SUI Photographic Competition 2013

The entries to the 2013 SUI Photographic Competition are now available to view here.  Congratulations to winners Tim & Pam Fogg, Gaelan Elliffe and Orla Hammond!  Kudos to the other entrants and many thanks for entering your shots!        
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On sale now: Irish Spelology 20 at the SUI Shop

The SUI is pleased to announce that a number of its publications and items are available for sale at its shop.  The latest issue of Irish Speleology – the SUI’s journal – is now available for sale: cost 10 euro.  For more details go to the shop page or email shop@caving.ie Contents include – The Caves […]
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Countdown to Caving Fundamentals

Caving Fundamentals, Friday 22nd to 24th of November Burren Outdoor Education Centre.   For those who might wish to learn more about caving or are interested in taking the first step on the SUI’s leadership training framework, this is the ideal course. For one weekend you will learn about many aspects of caving including personal […]
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