Coming soon to an event near you!

Coming soon to an event near you!

What is the exhibit like?

The palaeontologists behind Ireland’s Fossil Heritage deliver an interactive fossil exhibit at a diverse range of festivals and events all over the country. The Fossil Crime Scene exhibit includes a variety of fun hands-on activities and educational games that will offer you the opportunity to handle and learn all about real Irish fossils! 

Come and visit us and learn all about Irish fossils!

  • Explore and handle our collection of Irish fossils
  • Find out how to recognise common Irish fossils yourself
  • Help to solve our fossil crime scene and learn how to spot clues in rocks
  • Talk to real palaeontologists about their fossil work or about the fossils on display
  • Bring a fossil of your own for us to look at and identify

Where can I find the exhibit?

Date Event Location Time Admission
Monday April 15th 2024  Cork City Fossil Walk - Life Long Learning Festival Starting at St Mary's Church 11.30 am Free - but booking essential via email to Jess at
Sunday May 5th 2024  Strolling Through Time: Geology and Fossil of the Dingle Peninsula Clogher Strand Dingle Peninsula  10 am Free

What do visitors say?


Ireland's Fossil Heritage

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, T23 TK30,