Little Skellig Photo by Anthony Kelly July 2020
Image: Anthony Kelly, 2020 winner. Red mudstones, siltstones and sandstones of the Old Red Sandstone Group deposited during the Devonian period (419-359 Ma), Little Skellig, County Kerry.
Each year, Geological Survey Ireland holds a photo competition in honour of George Victor Du Noyer (1817-1869), an Irish geologist, artist and antiquary. Du Noyer began working for the Survey in 1848, and was a prolific documenter of geological landscapes, both via his work in mapping and geology, and in his vivid and detailed watercolours and sketches.