Minerals Information Working Group

The IGI has published information on minerals and mining in Ireland on Monday 8th March 2021 – Press Release 

Please see links below for a series of factsheets on minerals and mining on the island of Ireland.

Mining and Our Green Future

Mine Planning and Environmental Oversight

Lifetime Value of a Mine

Mineral Exploration In Ireland

Mining through the Ages

The Minerals Information Working Group was convened in March 2020 to provide factual, science-led information on mineral exploration and mining in Ireland.

The current members of MIWG are:

Emer Blackwell PGeo. – Geological Consultant & Chairperson of MIWG
Christian Schaffalitzky PGeo – Eurasia Mining plc
Miller O’Prey PGeo – Coeur Mining, Inc.
John Clifford PGeo – Minco Exploration Plc
Mark Patton PGeo – Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
Ed Slowey PGeo – Geological Consultant
Eamonn Grennan PGeo – Geological Consultant
Barry Balding PGeo – SLR Consulting
Hannah McGillycuddy MIT – SLR Consulting
John Barry PGeo – IRUS Consulting
Pól O’Seasnáin PGeo – EPA