Secrets of the Irish Landscape
RTE TELEVISION - NEW SERIES
RTÉ would like to inform you of a major new television series - ‘Secrets of the Irish Landscape’ - a three part series presented by popular television presenter Derek Mooney, which tells the history on how the Irish landscape came to be using the very latest scientific research. It features some of Ireland’s leading minds to present in an engaging way the story of Ireland’s natural history as we now understand it.
The series starts at the end of the last Ice Age and covers the key turning points of our natural history right up until the present day.
The series also celebrates the life of botanist Robert Lloyd Praeger, as Derek follows in the footsteps of Ireland’s greatest naturalist and author of the iconic book ‘The Way That I Went’
This lavish and epic new series is supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
Please see attached PDF for more details and click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzPRjy_bAwU for a preview of the show.
Show One – 6.30pm RTÉ One May 5th
Show Two – 6.30pm RTÉ One May 12th
Show Three – 6.30pm RTÉ One May 19th
23rd April 2013
Trinity Monday Announcements
The Geography Department would like to congratulate Professor Padraig Carmody, whose election to Fellowship was announced today.
Congratulations also to Alexander Conway (SF) and Eamonn Fahey (JS) - both Political Science and Geography - and to Samuel Verbi (JS) TSM Geography and Sociology, who were elected to Scholarship.
8th April 2013
Earth Sciences Field Trip to Sicily
On the 23rd February 2013 the Senior Sophistor Earth Scientists set off for a week-long field trip in Sicily - click here to read more.
23rd March 2013
The Geography Department has a new display - each week a new 3D satellite image of planetary landforms will be shown on the Geography Noticeboard in the main hall of the Museum Building (3D glasses provided)..
Below, Staff and Students viewing the 3D image of 'Candor Chasma on Mars'
On the Noticeboard - Hilary Term 2013
w/c 1st April - Ripples on Martian Dunes
w/c 25th March - Curious view on Mars
w/c 18th March - Yardangs on Mars
w/c 11th March - Gullies in Martian Troughs
w/c 4th March - Proctor Dunes, Mars
w/c 18th February - Ada Crater on Mars
w/c 11th February - Gullies on Mars
w/c 4th February - Inverted relief on Mars
On the Noticeboard - Michaelmas Term 2012
w/c 10th December - Deltas on Mars
w/c 3rd December - Spiders on Mars