Shane Lavery

Shane Lavery

Geo Drilling Apprenticeship


Shane Lavery is a professional geologist (EurGeol, PGeo) with over ten years’ experience of mineral exploration and other geoscience projects in Ireland, the UK and Africa. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Earth and Ocean Sciences from National University of Ireland, Galway in 2011 and in 2018 completed an MSc at Trinity College Dublin researching a paragenetic model for molybdenite-copper mineralisation in a porphyry deposit in Connemara, Co. Galway.

Shane’s background is mainly in exploration projects for precious and base metals, from grassroots, through sampling and drilling campaigns, to reporting and resource calculation. He was President of the Irish Association for Economic Geology for 2021, and since April 2021 has been the Industry Liaison Officer for the Geo Drilling Apprenticeship through Geoscience Ireland for IT Carlow.

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