Mining and Quarrying References

Paper 089

Lecture – 1969

Author – Shiels, Joseph

Also in Nat. Library No: P.7633

Compiled from Dublin journals during period 1760-1789, which refer to coal and copper deposits and various coloured earths around Loughshinny, Rogerstown, Balbriggan and the Islands off Skerries. Death of Robert Barrett, while handling explosives at Milverton Quarry, 1905. Closing and re-opening of Milverton Quarries 1908.