Early investigations were recorded on a simple cassette recorder. Tape letters evolved as shows, some of which were broadcast on the emerging radio explosion in Dublin in 1977. The IUFOC early work was in co- operation with Spectrum, a Dublin based research group.
During the mid 1970s Ireland had a major UFO wave, some of which is recorded in the excellent book Conspiracy of Silence by Dermot Butler and Carl Nally - This thankfully registers some of the work conducted by the IUFOC. Centre personnel comprised of three main figures, John Hind, T Miles G Johnston and Danny Wilson. This was based in Belfast and Lurgan. This Research has developed into three main areas:-