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

SUICRO T-Shirts

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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.

SUICRO Agenda

Talks schedule
Here is the schedule for the weekend. Talks starting tonight in the Lough Melvin Holiday Centre at 7:30pm. 

 

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 if you have not entered in previous years to be considered for ‘Best Newcomer’.

Entries must be in by 9pm on Saturday 28th October and the winners will be announced on the evening of Sunday 29th October.

Here are a selection of previous entrants:

 

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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 is used to review the financial accounts for the year.

It is very important that we get a high enough attendance to meet the legal requirement of an EGM, so if you are available we would really appreciate if you could come along.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Student Caving Forum 2017

The Delegates

 

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 the student community in Ireland. Clubs attending included UCDCPC (hosts), DCUCC, DITCC and QUBCC. Friday night saw everyone arriving early in futile hopes of getting an elusive bed. Saturday night there were talks including Éabha Lankford (ICRO Secretary) and Hugh Norton (Chairperson of the SUI), Liam Woods gave a talk about the Dachstein caving expedition and Sean the Miner gave an interesting and varied talk which included the launch of SUICRO 2017 – which will be held in Garrison, Co. Fermanagh. There was a raffle and a table quiz in aid of ICRO.

The SUI supports the running of the student caving forum financially by way of a grant to the organising club.

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 suitrainer@caving.ie