MINES IN IRELAND


As part of the build up of an inventory of historic Irish mine sites, brief details have been compiled for the following list of mines.
The descriptions are partly from "Mining Remains in Ireland" by Nick Southwick & Mike Moore, SCMC Journals Nos.4 & 5".
(Which is reproduced with the permission of NAMHO) Additional data, and all photos are provided by the MHTI.
Click on the name in the index below to go to a page on that mine, Map Numbers Refer to O.S. 1:50,000 Series & Irish Grid Refs.
Order is a reflection of when posted on site, nothing else, and stops being alphabetic after 14!

  1. Avoca Mines, Co.Wicklow
  2. Berehaven Mines, Co.Cork
  3. Ballycumnisk Copper Mine, Co.Cork
  4. Cappagh Copper Mine, Co.Cork
  5. Carravilleen Mine, Co.Cork
  6. Coosheen Mine, Co.Cork
  7. Crookhaven Copper Mine, Co.Cork
  8. Dereenalomane Barytes & Copper Mine, Co.Cork
  9. Glandore Manganese Mine, Co.Cork
  10. Glendalough Mines, Co.Wicklow
  11. Glendasan Mines, Co.Wicklow
  12. Gortavallig Mine, Co.Cork
  13. Ladyswell Barytes Mine, Co.Cork
  14. Silvermines, Co.Tipperary
  15. Glengowla Mine, Co.Galway
  16. Clements Mine, Co.Galway
  17. Glan Mines, Co.Galway
  18. Sheefrey Mine, Co.Mayo
  19. Loughshinny, Co.Dublin
  20. Holyford, Co.Tipperary
  21. Ben Bulben, Co.Sligo
  22. Caim, Co. Wexford
  23. Dhurode, Co.Cork
  24. Ardtully, Co.Kerry
  25. Coolartragh, Monaghan
  26. Lisdrumgormly, Co.Monaghan
  27. Tamlat, Co.Monaghan
  28. Hope, Co.Monaghan
  29. Annaglogh, Co.Monaghan
  30. Creevelea Iron Ore, Co. Leitrim
  31. Lemgare, Co. Monaghan
  32. Croaghan, Co. Monaghan
  33. Clare Oghill, Co. Monaghan
  34. Cornamucklagh South, Co. Monaghan
  35. Cornanurney, Co. Cavan
  36. Clockstuckagh, Co. Cavan
  37. Ballyhickey, Co.Clare
  38. Ballyvergin, Co.Clare
  39. Carrahin, Co.Clare
  40. Castletown, Co.Clare
  41. Crowhill, Co. Clare
  42. Kilbricken, Co.Clare
  43. Milltown, Co.Clare
  44. Moyriesk, Co.Clare
  45. Spancill Hill, Co. Clare
  46. Lambay Island, Co. Dublin
  47. Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny

Added to MHTI WebSite March 8th, 2001
Last RevisedFeb8th, 2002

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