Quarrying

Launch of the Quarry Directory (4th Edition)

Minister for Natural Resources, Joe McHugh, T.D., launched the new Directory of Active Quarries and Pits in Ireland on Wednesday 5th November, 2014, at the annual conference of the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) in Dublin Castle.

Siobhán Tinnelly, President of the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society, officiated at the launch. Although the current directory is finalised, the digital version will be reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

 

Click here to access the Quarry Directory

GSI Minerals – Active Quarries and Pits 2014(ITM)

Quarries and Pits

GSI Quarry Database is a comprehensive database of active quarries and pits in the R.O.I., periodically updated and available as digital products. The database contains information such as quarry products, location and contact details and production data. Methodology.- Information compiled and entered into an Access database. Sources Used as input Data for the change /update.- Questionnaires returned from quarry owners. Some coordinates digitised from google Earth. Coordinates converted using OSI GridInquest software.