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# mines - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing mines from a war she doesn't remember

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines – which Ireland played a crucial part in – has been an extraordinary success.

# mines - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs

The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.

# mines - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

# mines - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Pics: Journeying into the abandoned mines of Ireland Hidden History This post contains images

Pics: Journeying into the abandoned mines of Ireland

The mines are visited by ‘urban explorers’ – but can be dangerous places.

# mines - Monday 9 September, 2013

A brief history of the gold hidden around Ireland

Could you be sitting on top of your own personal goldmine?

# mines - Monday 25 March, 2013

SIPTU members at Tara Mines accept company's proposals

In January this year the company put its entire workforce on protective notice.

# mines - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Several' South African miners shot dead by police South Africa This post contains videos

'Several' South African miners shot dead by police

Video footage of the shooting has been broadcast across South Africa.

# mines - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures

A host of architectural and archaeological gems lie beneath your feet – we’ve taken a closer look at some of them…