Geology Reference List

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

Co. Clare and the Burren Geology (and Caves) Reference list:

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Allot, A.A. (1986) ‘Temperature, oxygen and heat budgets of six small western lakes’, Freshwater Biology, 16, pp. 145-154.

Andrew, C.J. (1986) ‘The Geological Setting and style of mineralisation at Ballyvergin, Co. Clare’, In Andrew
, C.J., Crowe, R.W.A., Finlay, S., Pennell, W.M. & Pyne, J.F. (eds.), Geology and Genesis of Mineral Deposits in Ireland. Dublin: Irish Association for Economic Geology, pp. 475-480.

Anon. (1968) ‘Flooding dangers in the caves of north west Clare, Ireland’, The Speleologist, 2 (15), p. 19.

Anon. (1993) ‘Radon in Clare Caves’, Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation Newsletter, 27, pp. 5-7.

Anon. (1994) ‘Doolin River Cave – Further water analysis’, Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation Newsletter, 30, p. 5.

Anon. (2002) ‘Poulnagollum Survey’, Underground (The Newsletter of the Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation), 55, p. 6.

Archer, J. (1969) Geology of the North Slieve Bernagh Mountains, County Clare. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, University of Dublin.

Austin, R.L. & Husri, S. (1974) ‘Dinantian conodont faunas of Co. Clare, Co. Limerick and Co. Leitrim’, In Bouckaert, J. & Streel, M. (eds.), International Symposium on Belgian Micropalaeontological Limits from Emsian to Visean, Namur. Geological Survey of Belgium.

Austin, R.L., Conil, R. & Husri, S. (1970) ‘Correlation and Age of the Dinantian rocks, north and south of the Shannon, Ireland’, Congres et Colloques de L’Universite de Liege, 55, pp. 179-196.

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Baily, W.H. (1859) ‘Notice of Upper Silurian fossils from Ballycar South, one and a half miles west of the village of Trough’, Journal of the Geological Society of Dublin, 8, pp. 109-110.

Baily, W.H. (1885) ‘On trilobites and other fossil from the Lower, or Cambro-Silurian Strata, Co. Clare’, Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland, 7, p. 29. Also Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, 4, p. 373.

Barham, M., Joachimski, M.M., Murray, J. & Williams, D.M. (2012) ‘Diagenetic alteration of the structure and δ18O signature of Palaeozoic fish apatite: potential use for corrected isotope signatures in palaeoenvironmental interpretation’, Chemical Geology, 298-299, pp. 11-19.

Bendall & Pitts (1953) ‘Coolagh River Cave Surveys & Sections’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 6 (3), pp. 228-245.

Boland, M. (1984) Landsat statistical analysis of the Quin Shear zone, County Clare. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, University of Dublin.

Bowen, R & Williams, P.W. (1973) ‘Geohydrologic Study of the Gort Lowland and Adjacent Areas of Western Ireland using Environmental Isotopes’, Water Resources Research, 9 (3), pp. 753-758.

Bowen, R. & Williams, P.W. (1972) ‘Tritium analyses of groundwater from the Gort Lowland of Western Ireland’, Experientia, 28 (5), pp 497-498.

Boycott A., Mullan G.J. & Wilson, L.J. (1991) ‘Cave Notes: County Clare, Ireland’, University of Bristol Speleological Society, 19 (1), pp. 83-103.

Buckberry, (1979) ‘Bullock Pot’, University of Bristol Speleological Society News, 11, pp. 12-13.

Bunce, C. (1992) ‘Doolin River Cave – Water Analysis Results’, Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation Newsletter, 26, pp. 5-6.

Bunce, C. (2010) ‘Cave of the Wild Horses’, lrish Speleology, 19, pp. 3-5.

Bunce, C. (1989) ‘Extensions in Cullaun One’, Irish Speleology, 13, p. 30.

Bunce, C. (1991) ‘Seven Streams, Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 14, p. 3.

Bunce, C. (1995) ‘Poultalloon, Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 15, pp. 2-4.

Bunce, C. (1997) ‘Dye Tracing in the Coolagh River Catchment’, Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation Newsletter, 39, pp. 3-4.

Bunce, C. (2000) ‘New discoveries in the Maze Area of Pollnagollum – Pollelva System’, Irish Speleology, 17, pp. 23-28.

Bunce, C. & Judd, B. (1987) ‘Glen Curran’, Irish Speleology, 4 (1), pp. 12-13.

Bunce, C. & Judd, B. (1987) ‘Poll na gCeim’, Irish Speleology, 4 (1), pp. 9-12.

Byrne, R.A. & Reynolds, J.D. (1982) ‘Preliminary notes on a Doline in Lough Gealain, the Burren, County Clare’, Irish Naturalists’ Journal, 20 (9), pp. 357-404.

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Cairns, R.P.S. (1999) Burren National Park Entry point at Gortlecka. Environmental Impact Statement. 3 vols. Cork.

Cave, R. & Henry, T. (2009) ‘Groundwater inputs to the coastal zone of South Galway and Clare, west coast of Ireland’, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, France.

Cave, R., Daly, E., Einsiedl, F., Henry, T., Morrison, L. & Petrunic, B. (2009) IAH – Irish Annual Field Trip “Into the West”. NUIG Groundwater Group Summary for Field Trip Guide Book.

Charlton, R. (2002) ‘Flow monitoring in Upper Poulnagollum’, Underground (The Newsletter of the Speleological Union of Ireland and Irish Cave Rescue Organisation), 55, pp. 5-6.

Clayton, G., Johnston, I.S. & Smith, D.G. (1980) ‘Micropalaeontology of a Courceyan (Carboniferous) Borehole Section from Ballyvergin, County Clare Ireland’, Journal of Earth Sciences, 3 (1), pp. 81-100.

Cohen, J.M., & Drew, D.P., (1980) ‘Geomorphology and sediments of Aillwee cave, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 15 (3), pp. 227-240.

Coleman, J.C. (1946-1948) ‘An Indicator of Waterflow in Caves’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 6, pp. 57-67.

Coleman, J.C. & Dunnington, N. J. (1944/1945) ‘The Pollnagollum Cave, Co. Clare’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 50B, pp. 105-132.

Coleman, J.C. (1966) ‘Flooding in the Lisdoonvarna area Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 1 (2), pp. 32-33.

Coleman, J.C. (1969) ‘Sinks and Risings near Quin Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 1 (3), p. 20.

Coller, D.W. (1984) ‘Variscan structures in the Upper Palaeozoic rocks of west-central Ireland’, In Hutton, D.H.W. & Sanderson, D.J. (eds.), Variscan Tectonics of the North Atlantic Region. Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 14.

Collingbridge, B.R. (1961-62) ‘Poulnagollum-Pollelva Caves Slieve Elva’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 9, pp. 212-271.

Collingbridge, B.R. (1960) ‘Poll -an – Ionain, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 9 (1), pp. 47-57.

Collinson, J.D., Martinsen, O., Bakken, B. & Kloster, A. (1991) ‘Early fill of the Western Irish Namurian basin: A complex relationship between turbidites and deltas’, Basin Research, 3, pp. 223-242.

Cowman, D. & Morris, J.H. (1998) ‘The Mines of East Clare. Field Excursion Guide’, Mining Heritage Society of Ireland.

Coxon, C.E & Reynolds, J. (1992) Turloughs. ENFO Environmental information service.

Coxon, C.E. (1987) ‘An Examination of the Characteristics of Turloughs using multivariate statistical techniques’, Irish Geography, 20, pp. 24-42.

Coxon, C.E. (1987) ‘The Spatial Distribution of Turloughs’, Irish Geography, 20, pp. 11-23.

Coxon, C.E. (1994) ‘Vulnerability to pollution of an Irish lowland karst aquifer, implications for the management of groundwater resourses: Lower Fergus, Drumcliff and Pouladower springs’, Transactions of the British Cave Research Association, 21 (1), p. 7.

Coxon, C.E. (1995) ‘Groundwater Vulnerability and Protection Issues in the Lower Fergus Catchment, Co. Clare. In Drew, D., Doak, M., Daly, D., Thorn, R., Warren, W. & Coxon, C.E. National Report for Ireland. Hydrogeological Aspects of Groundwater Protection in Karstic Areas. European Union COST Action 65 Final Report No. EUR 16547 EN, pp. 162-169.

Coxon, C.E. & Drew, D.P. (2000) ‘Interdependence of groundwater and surface water in lowland karst areas of western Ireland: management issues arising from water and contaminant transfers’, In Robins, N.S. and Misstear, B.D.R. (eds.) Groundwater in the Celtic Regions: Studies in Hard Rock and Quaternary Hydrogeology, Geological Society Special Publications, 182, pp. 81 – 88.

Coxon, C.E. & Coxon, P. (1994) ‘Carbonate deposition in turloughs (seasonal lakes) on the western limestone lowlands of Ireland: II: The sedimentary record’, Irish Geography, 27 (1), pp. 28-35.

Creighton, J.R. (1988) ‘Exploration Focus – Ballyvergin’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Pamphlet Series, 88 (2), pp. 1-4.

Croker, P.F. (1995) ‘The Clare Basin: a geological and geophysical outline’, In Croker, P.F. & Shannon, P.M. (eds.) The Petroleum Geology of Ireland’s Offshore Basins. Geological Society of London Special Publication, 93, pp. 327-340.

Cronin, P. (2001) ‘Mid-20th Century mines in the Doolin area, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 22 (2), pp. 225-233.

Cronin, C. & Deakin, J. (2000) ‘An Assessment of Groundwater Quality in County Clare’, Clare County Council.

Croot, D.G. & Sims, P.C. (1996) ‘Early stages of till genesis: an example from Fanore, County Clare, Ireland’, Boreas, 25, pp. 37-46.

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Daly, D. (1991) A Report on the Flooding in the Gort-Ardrahan Area. Unpublished report, 9pp.

Davies, F. (1853) ‘Legends of the Co. Clare’, Notes and Queries, 8 (210), p. 436.

Davies, F. (1854) ‘Legends of the Co. Clare’, Notes and Queries, 9 (222), p. 73.

Davies, S.J. & Elliott, T. (1996) ‘Spectral gamma ray characterisation of high resolution sequence stratigraphy: examples from Upper Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic systems, County Clare’, In Howell, J.A. & Aitken, J.F. (eds.) High resolution sequence stratigraphy: innovations and applications. Geological Society of London Special Publication, 104, pp. 25-35.

Deakin, J. (2000) ‘Groundwater protection zone delineation at a large karst spring in western Ireland’, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 182, pp. 89-98.

Deakin, J. & Daly, D. (2000) ‘County Clare Groundwater Protection Scheme. Main Report to Clare County Council’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Groundwater Section Report.

Diefendorf, A.F., Patterson, W.P., Holmden, C., & Mullins, H.T. (2007) ‘Carbon isotopes of marl and lake sediment organic matter reflect terrestrial landscape change during the late Glacial and early Holocene (16,800 to 5,540 cal yr B.P.); A multiproxy study of lacustrine sediments at Lough Inchiquin, western Ireland’, Journal of Paleolimnology, 39, pp. 101-115.

Diefendorf, A.F., Patterson, W.P., Mullins, H.T., Tibert, N. & Martini, A. (2006) Evidence for high-frequency late Glacial to mid-Holocene (16,800 to 5500 cal yr B.P.) climate variability from oxygen isotope values of Lough Inchiquin, Ireland’, Quaternary Research, 65 (1), pp. 78–86.

Douglas, J. (1909) ‘The Carboniferous Limestone of Co. Clare’ Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, 65, pp. 538-586.

Dowds, J. (1987) ‘Poulnagollum Sump Canyon Extension and R.A.F. ‘55 Series’, Irish Speleology, 4 (1), pp. 16-18.

Drew, D.P. (2001) ‘Classic Landforms of the Burren Karst’, Geographical Association in conjunction with the British Geomorphological Research Group.

Drew, D. P. (1979) ‘Field Excursion Notes, Burren Co. Clare’, International Assossiation of Hydrologists, Karst Commission.

Drew, D.P. (1974) ‘Caves of the Kinvara Area, Co. Galway’, Irish Speleology, 2 (3), pp. 28-31.

Drew, D.P. (1975) ‘McGanns Cave, The Burren Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 2 (4), pp. 19-20.

Drew, D.P. (1989) ‘New Caves in the Burren’, Irish Speleology, 13, pp. 16-19.

Drew, D.P. (2007) ‘Hydrogeology of lowland karst in Ireland’, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 41, pp. 61-72.

Drew, D.P. (1995) Summary of the baseline study of hydrology and water quality in the Mullaghmore area of the Burren National Park. January 1992-September 1995 (includes Summer 1995 Report). Dublin: Geography Department, Trinity College Dublin.

Drew, D.P. (1994) ‘Agriculturally induced environmental changes in the Burren karst’, Transactions British Cave Research Association, 21 (1), p. 8.

Drew, D.P. (1996) ‘Lisdoonvarna springs and spa wells, County Clare, Ireland’, Environmental Geology, 27, pp. 97-98.

Drew, D.P. (1997) ‘Regional case studies: The Burren, County Clare’, In Aalen, F.H.A., Whelan, K. & Stout, M. (eds.) Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape. Cork: Cork University Press, pp. 287-298.

Drew, D.P. (1990) ‘The Hydrology Of The Burren Co. Clare’, Irish Geography, 23 (2), pp. 69-89.

Drew, D.P. (1993) ‘Caves Of The Burren’, In: Warren, W. & O’connell, M. (eds.) The Burren. Irish Association for Quaternary Studies Field Guide No. 15.

Drew, D.P. (2001) The Burren and the Gort-Kinvara Lowland, Groundwater Flow Systems in Karstified Limestones. Irish Group, Karst Field Trip October 2001, Unpublished IAH Report.

Drew, D.P. (1985) ‘Field Excursion notes on the Burren Karst and the Limestone Lowlands of Co. Galway’, In Impact Of Agriculture On Groundwater In Ireland, pp. 159-166.

Drew, D.P. (1975) ‘Landforms of the Burren, Co. Clare’, Geographical Viewpoint, 4, pp. 21-38.

Drew, D.P. (1983) ‘Accelerated soil erosion in a Karst area : The Burren W. Ireland’, Journal of Hydrology, 61, pp. 113-124.

Drew, D.P. (2006) ‘A database of caves in Ireland’, Irish Geography, 39, pp. 1-12.

Drew, D.P. (1988) ‘The hydrology of the Fergus River catchment, Co. Clare’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 18 (2), pp. 265-277.

Drew D.P. (1973) ‘A preliminary study of the geomorphology of the Aillwee area, Central Burren, Co. Clare’, Proceedings University of Bristol Speleological Society, 13 (2), pp. 227-244.

Drew, D.P. (1995) ‘Gortlecka Cave, Mullaghmore, Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 15, p. 6.

Drew, D.P. & Coxon, C.E. (1988) ‘The Effects of Land Drainage on Groundwater Resources in Karstic Areas of Ireland’, Karst Hydrogeology and Karst Environment Protection 10-15th October 1988, Guilin, China. Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Association of Hydrologists, pp. 204-209.

Drew, D.P. & Daly, D. (1993) Groundwater and Karstification in Mid-Galway, South Mayo and North Clare. Geological Survey Of Ireland Report Series, RS93/3 (Groundwater), 86pp.

Drew, D.P. & Plunkett, E. (1982) ‘Guide and field notes for the Burren’, Irish Comm Ihp, pp. 157-168.

Drew, D.P., Doerfliger, N., & Formentin, K. (1997) ‘The use of bacteriophages for multi-tracing in a lowland karst aquifer in Western Ireland’, Tracer Hydrology, 97, pp. 33-37.

Drew, D.P., Jones, G.L. & O’Reilly, P. (1977) Caves & Karst in Ireland – Guidebook for the 7th International Speleological Congress. British Cave Research Association.

Dunne, L.A., & Feehan, J. (2002) ‘The Origin and Significance of Mushroom Stones in Lowland Karst Regions’, Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 20, pp. 33-40.

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Ecock, K. (1981) Cave Patterns And Hydrogeology In The Burren Co. Clare. Unpublished B.A. Dissertation, Dublin: Department of Geography, TCD.

Einsiedl, F. (2012) ‘Sea-water/groundwater interactions along a small catchment of the European Atlantic coast’, Applied Geochemistry, 27, pp. 73-80.

Einsiedl, F., Schubert, M., Knöller, K. & Cave, R. (2009) ‘Application of Environmental Tracers for assessing groundwater discharge into Galway Bay, Ireland’, HydroEco, 20th to 23th April 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Elder, C., (2008) Investigating the hydrogeology of a karst region, County Clare. MSc Thesis, Queen’s University Belfast.

Elliott, T., Pulham, A.J. & Davies, S.J. (2000) ‘Sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy and spectral gamma ray expression of turbidite, slope and deltaic depositional systems in a Upper Carboniferous basin-fill succession, western Ireland’, In Graham, J.R. & Ryan, A. IAS Dublin 2000 Field Trip Guidebook. Pp. 1-40.

Emo, G.T. (1978) The Lower Palaeozoic and Old Red Sandstone Rocks of Slieve Aughty, Counties Clare and Galway. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis. University of Dublin.

Emo, G.T. & Smith, D.G. (1978) ‘Palynological Evidence for the Age of the Lower Palaeozoic Rocks of Slieve Aughty, Counties Clare and Galway’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 78B, pp. 281-292.

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Farrington, A. (1965) ‘The last glaciation of the Burren’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 64B, pp. 33-39.

Feehan, J. (1991) ‘The Rocks and Landforms of the Burren’, In O’Connell, J.W. & Korff, A. (eds.) The Book of the Burren. Kinvara: Tir Eolas, pp. 14-30.

Feely, M., Blackwell, E. & Feehan, J. (2009) ‘Silica and fluorite in the Burren Limestone near Mullagh More, Co. Clare’. Earth Science Ireland, 5, pp. 17-19.

Finch, T.F. & Synge, F.M. (1966) ‘The drifts and soils of west Clare and the adjoining parts of Kerry and Limerick’, Irish geography, 5, pp. 161-172.

Finch, T.F. & Walsh, M. (1972) ‘Drumlins of County Clare’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 73B, pp. 405-414.

Finch, T.F. (1966) ‘Slieve Elva, Co. Clare – a nunatak?’, Irish Naturalists’ Journal, 15, pp. 133-136.

Finch, T.F. (1971) Soils of County Clare. Soil Survey Bulletin No. 23. Dublin: An Foras Taluntais (The Agricultural Institute).

Fitzgerald, E., Feely, M., Johnston, J.D., Clayton, G., Fitzgerald, L.J. & Sevastopulo, G.D. (1994) ‘The Variscan thermal history of west Clare, Ireland’, Geological Magazine, 131 (4), pp. 545-558.

Flegg, A.M. (1982) The Calcite occurrences of Clare, South Galway and Limerick. Unpublished Report. Geological Survey of Ireland.

Flynn, R. (1988) An investigation into the origin of a Silurian `bentonite’ from the Cratloe Hills, Co. Clare. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, University of Dublin.

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Gallagher, S.J. (1996) ‘The stratigraphy and cyclicity of the late Dinantian platform carbonates in parts of southern and western Ireland’, In Strogen, P., Somerville, I.D. & Jones, G.LL. (eds.) Recent Advances in Lower Carboniferous Geology. Geological Society Special Publications, 107, pp. 239-251.

Gallagher, S.J., MacDermot, C.V., Somerville, I.D., Pracht, M. & Sleeman, A.G. (2006) ‘Biostratigraphy, microfacies and depositional environments of upper Viséan limestones from the Burren region, County Clare, Ireland’, Geological Journal , 41 (1), pp. 61–91.

Gallagher, S.J. (1992) Lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy and palaeoecology of upper Dinantian platform carbonates in parts of southern and western Ireland. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, National University of Ireland, University College Dublin.

Geoghegan, M., Slevin, A. & Max, M.D. (1975) ‘Transit sonar reconnaissance of the southern approaches to Galway Bay’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Report Series, RS 75/4, pp. 1-6.

Gill, W.D. & Kuenen, P.H. (1958) ‘Sand Volcanoes on slumps in the Carboniferous of County Clare, Ireland’, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 133, pp. 441-460.

Gill, W.D. (1979) ‘Syndepositional sliding and slumping in the West Clare Namurian Basin, Ireland’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Special Paper, 4, p. 31.

Gillespie, P.A., Walsh, J.J., Watterson, J., Bonson, C.G. & Manzocchi, T. (2001) ‘Scaling relationships of joint and vein arrays from The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Journal of Structural Geology, 23, pp. 183-201.

Goodhue, R.J.D. (1996) A palynofacies, geochemical and maturation investigation of the Namurian rocks of County Clare. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Dublin.

Geological Survey of Ireland (2004) Kinvara/Gort Groundwater Body Description. Geological Survey of Ireland, GBD project.

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Hallof, P.G., Schultz, R.W. & Bell, R.A. (1962) ‘Induced Polarization and geological investigations of the Ballyvergin Copper deposit, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Trans. Soc. Min. Eng., pp. 312-318.

Hanna, F.K. (1968) ‘The Cave of the Wild Horses Kilcorney, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 11(3), pp. 287-291.

Hanna, F.K. and Standing, I.J. (1964) ‘The age of the caves of N. W. Clare’, University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Circular to Members, 1.

Harper, D.A.T. (1979) ‘The Brachiopod Foliomena Fauna in the Upper Ordovician Ballyvorgal Group of Slieve Bernagh, County Clare’, Journal of Earth Sciences, 2 (2), pp. 189-192.

Harper, J.C. (1939) ‘The Lower Palaeozoic rocks of Slieve Bernagh and the Cratloe Hills, Co. Clare. In The Geology of South-East Ireland, together with parts of Limerick, Clare and Galway’, Proceedings of the Geologists Association, 50, pp. 302-304.

Harper, J.C. (1942) ‘Thomondia, a new trilobite genus from Co. Clare’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 47B, pp. 275-278, pl. IV.

Heathcote & Perryman (1979) ‘Poulnagollum-Pollelva’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 15 (2), pp. 149-153.

Hennessy, R., Feely, M., Cuniffe, C. & Carlin, C. (2010) Galway’s Living Landscapes – Part 1: Eskers. Galway County Council. 224 pp. ISBN: 978-0-9567825-0-2.

Hennessy, R., McNamara, M., & Hoctor, Z. (2010) Stone, Water and Ice: A Geology Trip through the Burren. Burren Connect Project, 64pp. ISBN 0-9567204-2-9.

High, C.H. (1965) ‘A Study of Limestone Solution, Poulacapple Co. Clare, Eire’, University of Bristol Geographical Society Magazine, pp. 49-55.

Hobbs, D. & Nicholson, F. (1963) ‘Vigo cave and neighbouring potholes, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 10 (1), pp. 70-77.

Hodson, F. (1954) ‘The beds above the Carboniferous Limestone in North-West County Clare, Ireland’, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, 109, pp. 259-283.

Hodson, F. & Lewarne, G.C. (1961) ‘A Mid-Carboniferous (Namurian) Basin in parts of the Counties of Limerick and Clare, Ireland’, Quaterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, 117 (3), pp. 307-332.

Holland, C.H., Feehan, J. & Williams, E.M. (1988) ‘The Wenlock Rocks of the Cratloe Hills, County Clare’, Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9, pp. 61-69.

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Ingle Smith, D. & Nicholson, F.H. (1964) ‘A study of limestone solution in northwest Co. Clare, Eire’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelaeological Society. 10, pp. 119-38.

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Jones, G. Ll. (1969) ‘Pollgowlaun’, Irish Speleology, 1, p. 8.

Judd, B. (1995) ‘Further extensions in Mermaids Hole, Co. Clare’, Irish Speleology, 15, pp. 28-29.

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Keegan, J.B. (1975) The geology of Drumandoora, Co. Clare. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, University of Dublin.

Kelly, D.F. (1983) The western part of the Cratloe Hills Silurian Inlier, County Clare. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, University of Dublin.

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Leake, B. (1965) ‘Report on the Fergus River Cave Erratics’ Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 10 (3), pp. 288-289.

Lewarne Sheehan, G.C. (1984) The Geology of Loop Head, Co. Clare. Irish Geological Association Field Guide Series 4.

Lewarne, G.C. (1959) The junction of the Upper and Lower Carboniferous of County Clare and County Limerick, Eire. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Reading.

Lewarne, G.C. (1964) ‘Starfish traces from the Namurian of County Clare, Ireland’, Palaeontology, 7 (3), pp. 508-513.

Lewis, D. (1986) The Carboniferous geology of the East Clare syncline. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Dublin.

Lloyd, O.C. & Self, C.A. (1982) ‘Bullock Pot, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 16, pp. 113-121.

Lloyd, O.C. & Tratman, E.K. (1960-61) ‘Poll Cragreagh’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 9, pp. 145-150.

Lloyd, O.C. (1964) ‘Doolin – St Catherine’s Cave, Co. Clare, Ireland. Monograph’, University of Bristol Speleological Society.

Lundberg, J. & Drew, D.P. (2006) ‘The antiquity of Aillwee Cave calcite deposits, Burren District, Ireland’, Cave and Karst Science, 33 (1), pp. 9-10.

Lundberg, J. (1974) Coastal Karren – A Description, Classification and Analysis of Mode of Formation of Coastal Karren in the Burren District Co. Clare. Unpublished B.A. Dissertation, Department of Geography, TCD.

Lundberg, J. (1977) ‘Karren of the littoral zone, Burren district, Co. Clare, Ireland’, in Ford (ed.) Proc. 7th International Speleological Congress. Sheffield, Pp. 291-93.

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Macdermot, C.V. (1998) South Galway – North Clare. Geologists’ Association Field Guide.

Macken, G.M. (1980) The geology of the Broadford Mountains of County Clare. Unpublished B.Sc. thesis, University of Dublin.

Maher, P. (1998) ‘An East Clare Landscape Adventure’, Geological Survey of Ireland, Pamphlet Series.

Marsh, R.T.F. (1971) ‘Cave Notes – Poulnagollum, E2 Tributary, Co. Clare, Ireland’, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Speleological Society, 12 (3), pp. 291-293.

Martinsen, O.j. & Bakken, B. (1990) ‘Extensional and compressional zones in slumps and slides in the Namurian of County Clare, Ireland’, Journal of the Geological Society, 147, pp. 153-164.

Martinsen, O.J. (1989) ‘Styles of soft-sediment deformation on a Namurian (Carboniferous) delta slope, Western Irish Namurian Basin, Ireland’, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 41, pp. 167-177.

Martinsen, O.J., Lien, T., Walker, R.J. & Collinson, J.D. (2003) ‘Facies and sequential organisation of a mudstone-dominated slope and basin floor succession: the Gull Island Formation, Shannon Basin, Western Ireland’, Marine and Petroleum Geology, 20 (6–8), pp.789–807.

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