The Irish Quaternary Association (IQUA) was founded in the 1970s to co-ordinate and energise all aspects of Quaternary research in Ireland and to pass on existing expertise through conferences and field excursions.

Welcome to our new website

The Iqua website has a fesh lick of paint and we hope you enjoy it. There are probably some missing links here and there so let us know and we’ll endeavour to sort them out as soon as possible.

Events and News

  • IQUA convened session at CIG 2018 This year IQUA has convened a session at the upcoming Conference of Irish Geographers (CIG) taking place in Maynooth university from the 10th to the 12th of May 2018 (http://www.conferenceofirishgeographers.ie/). Below are the details of the session and information about abstracts submissions (deadline: 30th of March 2018). The Irish Quaternary: Exploring Landscape Change Over The Last ... Continue Reading
  • IQUA Spring Meeting 2018 – ‘Standing on the Shoulders of Giants’ As indicated before Xmas we plan on having the IQUA Spring Meeting in the Hunt Museum, Limerick on April 21st Our spring meeting is generally focussed on postgraduate research – so we would like to invite members who would like to make a presentation (oral or poster) to let me know.  We are also planning on ... Continue Reading
  • IQUA Symposium 2017: Drainage in Glacial Landscapes IQUA Symposium 2017: Drainage in Glacial LandscapesThe IQUA Symposium 2017 “Drainage in Glacial Landscapes” which will be held on Friday the 24th of November in the GSI lecture theatre. Registration from 9:30am. To whet your appetite, here are some teasers for tomorrow’s talks – it certainly looks like it will be a fascinating day! John Lowe explores the difficulty of timing the Younger Dryas ... Continue Reading