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Ireland: the land of zinc and gold opportunities

The lyrics of King James’ Welcome to Ireland - “Let us make Ireland ring with a loud shout of welcome” - come to mind when thinking about Ireland’s favourable business and investment climate that invites companies to mine its rich gold, zinc and lead deposits.

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Boliden's Tara mine is currently the only operating zinc mine in Ireland, but might not be for long

Mining is nothing new to Ireland, with the Irish Zinc District having been a major producing source of the galvanising metal since the 1960s.

Up until 2016, Ireland was Europe's largest ...