Monthly Archives: December 2015


Southern Regional Assembly visit iCRAG

Members and staff of the Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) paid a visit to iCRAG on Thursday 17thDecember. The study visit provided an opportunity to learn about the work of the centre and how it contributes to the aims of the ERDF co-funded regional programme managed by the Assembly. The regional programme has at its core an objective […]

iCRAG officially launched by Minister Damien English

On December 2nd Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD officially launched iCRAG, the newly established Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre. The Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences will focus on the discovery, de-risking and sourcing of raw materials, water and energy resources that are critical to our economy.

The centre will receive […]

Minister Joe McHugh visits iCRAG Director Prof. John Walsh

As part of the Scientist Oireachtais Member Pairing Scheme, Minister Joe McHugh TD, Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs and the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources with Special Responsibility for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources today visited Professor John Walsh in iCRAG. The Minister received a tour […]