A day in the life at Dalradian

I had the good fortune to work at Anglo American’s Lisheen Mine in County Tipperary until it closed.  While working there it struck me how different modern mining is, compared to the traditional view that some people hold, myself included prior to my employment at Lisheen. I’m from Cornwall, where, despite our World Heritage status […]

A day in the life at Dalradian

A day in the life of Ruth Mulligan, Environmental Technician Growing up with a farming background in the Clogher valley of rural Tyrone I have always been interested in the wildlife around me.  My parents encouraged it.  My father taught me species of trees and seasonal flowers and my mum took me to the local […]

A day in the life at Dalradian

I’ve been working with Dalradian since 2015 and it has been a great experience.  Working on a project which is one of the world’s best unmined gold deposits is challenging and exciting.  As a senior  resource development geologist, two major aspects of my job are to identify new gold veins within the deposit and to […]

Mineral exploration methods and regulations explained

There are a range of ways of exploring a landscape to look for natural resources. These exploration methods, most of which have been used for decades, are rigorously regulated and clearly outlined by government. Any company looking for natural resources is expected to adhere to these regulations, and Dalradian is deeply committed to ensuring that our […]

A day in the life at Dalradian

I’ve been working for Dalradian for three years as a geological technician but this isn’t the first time I’ve worked for a gold mining company in Tyrone. In the late 1980s and early 90s I worked for Omagh Minerals at their gold mine in Cavanacaw. I worked on the drilling rigs there but then left […]

Road closure at A29 commencing on July 16th for 12 days

SGN Natural Gas have confirmed that the A29 will be closed from Gortmerron Link Road to the junction at Wellington Road from July 16 for approximately 12 days. The decision has been taken to close the road at a traditionally quieter time of the year to minimise disruption for commuters using the route and follows […]

A once in a lifetime opportunity at Dalradian

Dalradian’s proposal to build an underground gold mine in west Tyrone represents a great opportunity for the local area and for Northern Ireland. It will bring a new industry to west Tyrone that builds upon decades of manufacturing and engineering expertise in the wider-county and the mid-Ulster area, providing a major boost for the local […]

Relaunch of Family Eye Care in new, expanded premises

Ursula Weber, proprietor of Family Eye Care. Family Eye Care is excited to be moving across to John Street in the Diamond, Castlederg to the former Bank of Ireland building. We have been in our current location for 18 years and due to expansion we needed the extra space. Our new premises has been completely […]