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# Mines

All time
# Irish Aid
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.
# remnants of war
Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs
The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.
# Irish Abroad
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.
# hidden history
Pics: Journeying into the abandoned mines of Ireland
The mines are visited by ‘urban explorers’ – but can be dangerous places.
# sponsored by
A brief history of the gold hidden around Ireland
Could you be sitting on top of your own personal goldmine?
# Tara Mines
SIPTU members at Tara Mines accept company's proposals
In January this year the company put its entire workforce on protective notice.
# South Africa
'Several' South African miners shot dead by police
Video footage of the shooting has been broadcast across South Africa.
# going underground
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…