SUI Awarded GSI Geopark Funding

The SUI is proud to announce that we have been awarded funding to assist in conservation and development of caving areas from the GSI.

We would like to thank Matthew Parkes (SUI Librarian) for attending the GSI Awards at the Geopark Forum 2019, to accept the award on behalf of the SUI.

Geopark Forum 2019

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Matthew Parkes receiving the GSI Geopark grant on behalf of the SUI at the GSI Awards at the Geopark Forum in February 2019

Passing of Nicky Johnson of Aillwee Cave

Nicky Johnson of Aillwee Cave Visitor Centre and long time member of SUI passed away on Tuesday following a short illness.

Nicky was well known to cavers all over Ireland and further afield and will be greatly missed.

A funeral service will be held on on Friday February 22 at 11 am in Christ Church, Bray.

There will also be a Memorial Gathering on Sunday afternoon February 24 from 3pm-6pm at the Ailwee Cave.

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