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SUI EGM 2017

The SUI EGM will be taking place on 27th May to coincide with the Burren Marathon. The exact time and place will be 7pm at the Ailwee Caves Visitor Centre. The EGM is a meeting that the SUI has each year for significant matters that require the approval of the general membership. Most importantly, this […]
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Student Caving Forum 2017

  Many thanks to UCD Caving and Potholing Club for organising the Irish Student Caving Forum, an annual event which this year took place over the Easter weekend this year, in the Kiltyclogher Holiday Centre, Co. Leitrim. A great weekend was had by all – there is clearly a surge in interest in caving amongst […]
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Caving segment on Winning Streak

Tune in to Winning Streak on RTE1 tomorrow (Saturday 4th March) at 8:10pm to see a segment about the SUI, filmed in Fermanagh, and starring SUI Chairperson Hugh Norton and SUI member Angela Prior. Or if you miss it, catch up on RTE Player at
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Training Calendar 2017

Here is the SUI training calendar as it stands for the rest of the year: 3rd – 5th March BCL training 25th – 26th March SRT 2 20th May BCL/CL Re-validation 10th June Resin Anchor Placement 8th-10th September BCL Assessment TBA Surveying For more details on dates and bookings please contact  
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Irish Speleology 22 Out Now

The SUI is pleased to announce the imminent publication of the 22nd issue of Irish Speleology, the high quality journal of the Speleological Union of Ireland, on the 28th of October 2016   Editors Petie Barry and Alastair Kennedy, as well as all the contributors, have put in a lot of hard work preparing this high quality publication […]
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Bréifne Caving Club Try Caving 22nd November

Bréifne Caving Club will be running a free Try Caving event on the 22nd of November. Meet at 11AM in Blacklion (Co. Cavan). Helmets and lights will be provided, over 18s only. To book, email breifnecaving at yahoo dot com.
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Reminder, SUI EGM this Saturday 23rd May

Just a quick reminder that the SUI EGM is being held this Saturday and all are welcome to attend. The EGM will take place at 6:30 pm sharp at the visitors centre of Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare. All are welcome and refreshments will be provided. The agenda is as follows: 2014 Financial Report Election […]
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SUICRO Raffle Sponsors

We would like to thank and acknowledge the following companies for their continued generous support of Irish Cave Rescue via the SUICRO Raffle:   SCURION ARCH Systems Starless River Over the Ground Warmbac Peli Ireland Wild Places Photography Lyon Work and Rescue Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark Aillwee Cave The Rock Shop Doolin Cave DIY […]
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SUICRO Photography Competition

SUI Photography Competition at SUICRO: Please email photos for the competition to:   Noting the categories (Caves in Ireland, Caving Abroad)   Winners will be announced on Sunday night at SUICRO   Photos can be digitally uploaded at the SUICRO Facebook page too!
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Caves and the Irish Revolution – an appeal for information

Dr Marion Dowd (pictured) of the Sligo Institute of Technology is the foremost expert on the archaeology of Irish caves and has been asked to contribute to a project collecting information on caves that were associated with the Irish Civil War and /or Irish War of Independence. Dr Dowd states that at present there are about 20 […]
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