Geological Survey of Ireland
The Geological Survey of Ireland (Irish: Suirbhéireacht Gheolaíochta Éireann) was founded in 1845. It is the National Earth Science Agency of the Republic of Ireland.
It is part of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. It is based in Beggars Bush Barracks in Dublin. Its multidisciplinary staff work in sections such as Groundwater, Bedrock, Quaternary/Geotechnical, Heritage, Marine and Minerals. The GSI is responsible for providing geological advice and information, and for the acquisition of data for this purpose. GSI produces a range of products including maps, reports and databases and acts as a knowledge centre and project partner in all aspects of Irish geology.
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