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Rockfall in Doolin River Cave

Please note there has been a rockfall in Doolin River Cave. It is in the low wet crawl between the Doolin road sink and the Smithy Grotto. Four rocks have dropped down and there is a lot of loose material above them. A route has now been cleared under the fallen material but this will […]
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Cave Rescue in Tham Luang Nang Non

The SUI would like to express our relief at news that the Wild Boar Soccer Team and their Coach have been successfully rescued in Thailand, We would like to recognise the efforts made by the Thai authorities and the International team of experts that ensured that the rescue operation was successful. We also wish to […]
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SRT 1 Training Course

SRT 1 Training course will take place 19th and 20th of May in Clare. The cost of course is 130 euros including accomodation. Candidates are required to have a full membership SUI. Please send requests to SUI Training Officer suitrainingofficer@gmail.com
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Cave Leader 1 Course – 20-22nd of April

The SUI will run a Cave Leader 1 (formerly BCL) for the weekend of 20-22nd April at Petersburg OEC in Clonbur (North West Galway). Cost to be €130 which includes all tuition and food and accommodation. You will need to be a member of SUI and have your own caving gear. Please pay SUI online […]
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Expedition Reports Published

It is with great pleasure that the SUI announces the publication of several new (and not so new!) Expedition Reports. Reports have been released for the following expeditions: Berger 1975 Ario 2014 Panama 2015 Berger 2017 Panama 2017 Papua new Guinea 2016/17 Of particular note is the publication of the 1975 Berger Expedition This expedition […]
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SUICRO 2018 Announced

The 34th annual SUICRO Symposium will be held on the weekend of 27-30th October, in Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare. This year’s SUICRO main venue will be The Burren Storehouse. The place offers great food a large room with a stage and great beer. Its located in the heart of Lisdoonvarna and has plenty of accommodation options […]
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Caving Fundamentals Course

Caving Fundamentals Course   A great introduction to the basics of caving, speleology and more. This course is also needed before progressing to Basic Cave Leader (BCL).   Date: 26th January Location: Co. Clare Host: Tim O’Connell   Please contact info@caving.ie for more information.   The entire 2018 SUI training calendar can be found here: http://www.caving.ie/training/sui-training-calendar/
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SUICRO T-Shirts

  SUICRO T-shirts are now available. Apologies for them being late – a great Christmas gift opportunity? Available for £10 or €12 to pick up from various members of the caving community. Please email suipublicrelations AT gmail.com if interested in buying one.
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SUICRO Agenda

 
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SUICRO Symposium 2017 Photography Competition

The SUICRO Photo competition will be running as usual open for digital entries only. Entrants are free to enter several photographs within reason. Awards are up for grabs under the categories ‘Irish Caving’, ‘International Caving’, ‘Comedy Shots’, ‘Best Newcomer’. Photos must be submitted by email to Richard Cole: suipublicrelations  AT gmail.com. Please let us know […]
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