Projects

Open File Upgrade
The Open File - Mineral Exploration Reports Library - database was converted to a searchable format and re-indexed for greater clarity in 2016. Please see www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/maps-and-data/pages/exploration-company-reports.aspx
Twelve County Quarry Database
In conjunction with the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, GSI Minerals Programme produced a quarry database for Northern Ireland and the six border counties: Armagh, Antrim, Cavan, Derry, Donegal, Down, Fermanagh, Leitrim, Louth, Monaghan, Sligo, Tyrone. The project was funded under the EU Spe...
National Quarry Directory
Directory of Active Quarries and Pits in Ireland(4th Edition) The fourth edition of the Directory of Active Quarries and Pits in Ireland was published in November 2014 at Geoscience 2014 by the Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. The fourth ed...
Donegal Aggregate Potential Mapping
The GSI, in co-operation with Donegal County Council, have completed an Aggregate Potential Mapping (APM) project. The end result is a better understanding for the local authority of current and potential aggregate sources in the county, a vital tool for development planning. This project involv...
Minerals Potential Mapping
GSI has begun developing a new mineral resources programme the aim of which will be the production of a series of maps illustrating the mineral potential of the country. It is intended that the Minerals Potential Mapping (MPM) programme will eventually cover metallic minerals, industrial minerals an...