Summer 2012 Archive

Survey Ireland adds to geomatics knowledge

This year saw the welcome return of the Survey Ireland conference, says AUDREY MARTIN. Survey Ireland is an annual conference aimed at geospatial professionals, survey practitioners and survey engineers involved in all aspects of surveying. The conference, which was previously organised by the Irish Society of Surveying Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Professional Groups join for CPD

There was an excellent turn out of members on May 16 at the Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, for the CPD meetings of the Rural and Residential Agency Professional Groups. A residential morning The Residential Agency Group meeting took place in the morning, and after some introductory remarks, Group Chairman Ed Carey introduced the

Diploma awards ceremony 2012

The annual ceremony to award diplomas to candidates who successfully completed the APC took place on March 30, 2012, in St Stephen’s Church, Mount Street Crescent, Dublin 2. 2011 saw 86 candidates apply for Final Assessment. Sixty candidates successfully completed the APC, and 38 were present on the day to receive

Land locked

FRANK HARRINGTON offers an opinion on the issue of land mobility in Ireland. At a time when the national economy faces major challenges, the Irish agricultural sector has been one of the few shining lights of the economy. According to Teagasc, Irish food and drink exports grew last year by

Society AGM

The Society’s AGM took place on Tuesday May 15, and Roland O’Connell was inaugurated as President. Micheál O’Connor was elected Senior Vice President. Following a lively election campaign between Martin O’Donnell and Pauline Daly, Pauline was elected as Second Vice President for the year.