In contrast to many other European areas where industrialisation and dense settlement patterns have taken their toll, Ireland boasts a wealth of well-preserved Quaternary features. Almost all of the sites can be reached within a few hours from Dublin and the Dublin Convention Centre. This makes them ideal for Mid-Congress trips.
A little further afield but still within easy reach by road and air are fabulous coastal and inland sites in Ireland, Scotland, England and even in the Netherlands. We would love to travel with you to these either before or after the Congress. The lists below will give you a taste of what is possible.
Important Information for Fieldtrip Attendees to Note:
Attendees are responsible for arranging their own travel between the trips and the INQUA Congress in Dublin.
Attendees should purchase their own travel insurance to cover for any accidents, delayed flights, costs of missing the departure rendezvous etc.
All tours are subject to minimum numbers being met.
We urge attendees of the pre- and post- congress tours not to finalise your travel arrangements until after the field trip has been confirmed at the end of March 2019 to ensure that minimum numbers are secured and the tour can take place.
The QRA, the INQUA 2019 Congress or Keynote PCO are not responsible for any costs incurred by participants due to cancellation of non-viable field trips.
All trips will depart at the designated time, please note departures cannot be delayed for latecomers.
No refunds will be made for delegates who miss their designated departure time.