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Bibliography ... Ireland


Ireland ... Books

Cole, G.A.J. Memoir and Map of Localities of Economic Importance and Metalliferous Mines in Ireland 2nd Edn. (Dublin: Irish Geological Survey, 1954).

Cowman, D. and Riley, T. The Abandoned Mines of West Carbery: Promoters, Adventurers and Miners (Dublin: Irish Geological Survey, 1988).

Craddock, P. (Ed.) Aspects of Early Mining and Extractive Metallurgy (London: British Museum, Occasional Paper No.20, 1980), pp.9-30.

Derry, D.R., Clark, G.R. and Gillatt, N. The Northgate Base Metal Deposit at Tynagh, County Galway, Ireland (Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Economic Geology Publishing Co., 1965).

Jeffcock, P., Nolan, C., Henshaw, N.D. and Hayden, S. An Index to References to Irish Mineral Resources and Mining Activities in the Mining Journal (Geological Survey of Ireland Report Series, RS 89/1, 1989).

Woodrow, A. A History of the Conlig and Whitespots Lead Mines (Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No.7, 1978).

Williams, R.A. Bearhaven Copper Mines (Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No.42, 1991).


Ireland ... Theses

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Ireland ... Papers

Anon "Mogul at Silvermines, Ireland. (Zinc)" Mining and Minerals Engineering, 4:11 (1968), pp.40-47.

Anon "Irish Gold. (Clontibret Mine, Co. Monaghan)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 23:4 (1957), p.147.

Anon "Irish Lead" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 24:4 (1958) p.151.

Anon "The Avoca Enterprise (St Patrick's Copper Mine) - Part 1" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:7 (1959), pp.290-295.

Anon "The Avoca Enterprise (St Patrick's Copper Mine) - Part 2" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:8 (1959), pp.330-338.

Anon "The Avoca Enterprise (St Patrick's Copper Mine) - Part 3" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:9 (1959), pp.378-391.

Anon "The Avoca Enterprise (St Patrick's Copper Mine) - Part 4" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:10 (1959), pp.426-436.

Anon "The Avoca Enterprise (St Patrick's Copper Mine) - Part 5" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:11 (1959), pp.474-480.

Barnard, T.C. "An Anglo-lrish Industriai Enterprise: Iron Making at Enniscorthy County Wexford, 1657-1692" Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section C, 85 (1985), pp.101-144.

Briggs, C.S. "Copper Mining at Mount Gabriel: Bronze Age Bonanza or post-Famine Fiasco?" Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 49 (1983), pp.17-35.

Briggs, S. "The Discovery and Description of Trench Mines at Derricahoon, Co Cork in 1846" Journal of Irish Archaeology, 2 (1984), pp.23-29.

Briggs, S., Brennan, J. and Freeburn, G. "Irish Prehistoric Gold-working; Some Geological and Metallurgical Considerations" Bulletin of the Historical Metallurgy Society, Vol.7 No.2 (1973), pp.18-26.

Brindley, A.L. and Lanting, J. "Radiocarbon Dates for the Mount Gabriel Copper Mines" p.64 in Crewe, P. and S. (Eds) Early Mining in the British Isles (Blaenau Ffestiniog: Plas Tan y Bwlch Snowdonia National Park Study Centre, Occasional Paper No.1 (1990).

Calman, D. "The German Mining Operation at Bannow Bay, 1551-2" Journal of the Wexford Historical Society, 11 (1986), pp.67-82.

Cameron, D.E. and Romer, D.M. "Denison Copper-Silver Deposit at Aherlow, County Limerick, Ireland" Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 79:765 (1970), pp.B171-B172.

Chadwick, J. "Innovative Tara" International Mining (20 November 1986), pp.18-28.

Cowmen, D. "Bronze-Age Copper Mines at Danes Island" Journal of the Old Waterford Society, 20 (1982), pp.23-27.

Cowman, D. "The Royal Silver Mines of Bannow" Decies, IX (September 1978), pp.19-25.

Harvey, S. and Harpur, M. "The Exorbitant Cost of Irish Gold" Geographical Magazine, 62 (September 1990), pp.36-38.

Hynes, B.J. "Mining at Navan" Chemical Engineer (August/September 1978) pp.653-655.

Jackson, J.S. "Bronze Age Copper Mines on Mount Gabriel, West County Cork" Archaeologia Austriaca, 43 (1968), pp.92-103.

Jackson, J.S. "Mining in Ireland: Some Guidelines from the Past" Technology Ireland, (October 1971), pp.1-4.

Jackson, J.S. "Metallic Ores in Irish Prehistory: Copper and Tin" in Ryan, M. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 5th Atlantic Colloquium, Dublin (1978), pp.107-125.

Jackson, J.S. "Bronze Age Copper Mining in Counties Cork and Kerry, Ireland" in Craddock, P.T. (Ed.) Scientific Studies in Mining and Extractive Metallurgy (London: British Museum Occasional Paper No.20, 1980).

Jackson, J.S. "Copper Mining at Mount Gabriel, Co Cork: Bronze Age Bonanza or post-Famine Fiasco? A Reply" Proceedings of the Prehistorical Society, 50 (1984), pp.375-377.

Jackson, J.S. "The Age of Primitive Copper Mines on Mount Gabriel, West County Cork" Journal of Irish Archaeology, 2 (1984), pp.41-50.

Mahoney, C.O. "Copper Mining at Allihies, Co. Cork" Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeology Society, 92:251 (1987), pp.71f.

Moore, G.W. "Tynagh Lead-Zinc Mine (Co. Galway, Eire)" Mines and Mineral Engineering, 2:1 (1966), pp.10-24.

O'Brien, W.F. "The Dating of Mount Gabriel type copper mines of west Cork" Journal of the Cork Hist. and Arch Society, 92:251 (1987), pp.50-70.

O'Brien, W.F. "Prehistoric Copper Mining in South-West Ireland: The Mount Gabriel-type Mines" Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 56 (1990), pp.269-290.

O'Brien, W., Ixer, R. & O'Sullivan, M. "Copper Resources in Prehistory - An Irish Perspective" pp.30-36 in Crewe, P. and S. (Eds) Early Mining in the British Isles (Blaenau Ffestiniog: Plas Tan y Bwlch Snowdonia National Park Study Centre, Occasional Paper No.1 (1990).

Reeves, T. "Gold in Ireland" Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Ireland, 1 (1971), pp.73-85.

Russell, A. "Note of an occurrence of nicolite and ullmanite at the Settlingstones mine, Fourstones, Northumberland; and of serpierite at Ross Island mine, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland" Mining Magazine, (1927), pp.383-387.

Scott, B.G. "Some References to the Mining of Iron Ores in Early Irish Texts" pp.111-118 in Sperl, G. (Ed.) The first Iron in the Mediterranean: Proceedings of the Populonia/Piombino 1983 Symposium "Il Primo Ferro nel Mediterraneo" (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, PACT 21, 1988).

Varvill, W.W. "Abbeytown Lead-Zinc Mine, County Sligo, Eire: Part 1" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:1 (1959) pp.2-10.

Varvill, W.W. "Abbeytown Lead-Zinc Mine, County Sligo, Eire: Part 2" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 25:2 (1959), pp.50-57.


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