Mining in Ireland

Mine Data Release

In recent years, two of Ireland's lead - zinc mines have ceased production - Galmoy Mine in Co. Kilkenny in October 2012 and Lisheen Mine in Co. Tipperary in December 2015.

In March 2017, data from these two mines became publically available for the first time. The data covers mine geology, geotechnical data, mine surveys and mine closure plans. 

For more information on the data available from each mine, please select below.

Galmoy Mine Data Release   Lisheen Mine Data Release 

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