Hundreds of jobs set to be unearthed with goldmine in Monaghan

Ireland's first commercial gold mine has moved a step closer to reality and is set to bring as many as 150 well paid, long- term jobs to Co Monaghan.

21st September, 2014
Professor Richard Conroy.

Ireland's first commercial gold mine has moved a step closer to reality and is set to bring as many as 150 well paid, long- term jobs to Co Monaghan.

Gold exploration firm Conroy Gold and Natural Resources published a definitive plan for its proposed mine at Clontibret, part of a 30-mile gold trend that stretches from Cavan to Armagh.

A 12-month development period will create an even bigger number of construction jobs and the project could...

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