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18th Century Mining in Killarney:  This describes mineral exploration from the early 1700's in Killarney.

 

Mining at Muckross: an account of the different phases of mining at Muckross.

 

The Mining Companies:  describes the activities of the various mining companies at Ross island over the centuries.

 

An Industrial Venture:  an account of industrial mining at Ross Island during the eighteen hundreds.

 

Thomas Weaver and the Hibernians:  this describes the Hibernian Mining Company and its activities at Ross Island during the nineteenth century.

 

Mines in the Killarney Landscape:  describes the demise of mining in the Killarney landscape and its replacement by tourism.

 

View an Interactive map of the Mine Site drawn in the 19th century