Resin Bolt Training Workshop

Resin Fixed AnchorDon’t forget the SUIs resin bolt installation training workshop in Fermanagh on Saturday 12th of July! This training day is open to SUI members and costs 10 euros. The day will focus on the theory and practice of installing resin fixed anchors for caving purposes and is to form part of the SUIs resin bolting programme and run in conjunction with the SUIs Bolting Policy. Formal training opportunities for this type of bolting are few and far between so don’t miss out!  To book your place email bolting@caving.ie

Archaeology of the Caves of ireland

Ireland has a rich heritage of archaeological findings in caves and the work of SUI member Dr Marian Dowd of Sligo IT has been at the very forefront of this.  Dr Dowd is the authority on cave archaeology in Ireland and she has created a Facebook page for interested individuals to subscribe to, to keep up to date with the latest developments and to find out more.  To view the group and to subscribe visit https://www.facebook.com/archaeologycavesireland

SUI EGM a success

bellharbourMany thanks to all who attended the EGM of the SUI on Saturday 24th May at Aillwee Caves and to Dr Tiernan Henry who delivered an excellent talk on the Hydrogeology of Bellharbour providing inspiration for digging on the fault structure at the west of the valley!