Minister Denis Naughten, Dept. Communications, Climate Action & Environment (DCCAE) visited the the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) on Wednesday, 25th May.
Koen Verbruggen (Director, GSI) briefed the minister on the GSI’s many projects, presenting Minister Naughten with a map of Ireland and its marine domain. Sean Finlay delivered an overview of Geoscience Ireland.
Mr. Naughten, Independent TD for Roscommon, was appointed Minister of DCCAE earlier this month (May). He studied at UCC & UCD (Microbiology) and is presently a member of the Governing Council of the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA).