SEG Ireland Fieldtrip

SEG Ireland Poster

The Bristol SEG Student Chapter is pleased to announce its field trip to Ireland this September, entitled "Base and Precious Metal Mineralisation and Mining in Ireland"!

The trip will run from the 2nd to the 6th September, and will include accommodation and flights to and from the country, as well as travel during our time in Ireland.

Get a taste the life of an iron miner at the Arigna Mining Experience, or take in the breathtaking Giant's Causeway; explore Europe's largest zinc mine, and meet the Dublin SEG Student Chapter from Trinity College!

The cost of the trip is only £95 for five days of exciting and interesting activities and talks. A full breakdown of the trip's itinerary can be seen below.

To apply for your place on the trip, please contact Oliver Higgins.

Programme Outline

Saturday 2nd September

Arrive in Ireland, tour of Giant's Causeway. Evening discussion: "Tectonics and metallogeny in Ireland".

Sunday 3rd September

Arigna Mining Experience

Monday 4th September

Tour of Cavanacaw Mine

Tuesday 5th September

Overground tour of Boliden Tara Mine

Wednesday 6th September

Research presentations with Dublin SEG Student Chapter, and depature back to Bristol.


We will be staying in different accommodation each night, the details of which can be found on their respective websites below:

Saturday 2nd September - Finn McCool's Hostel

Sunday 3rd September - Derg View House

Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September - The Yellow House