What Benefit Would a Gold Mine Bring To Mid-Ulster, The Sperrin Mountains and Co. Tyrone?

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Spanning from Derry in the west to the shores of Lough Neagh in the east, The Sperrin Mountains in Co. Tyrone are the North’s most extensive mountain range and listed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Having put past conflicts to bed, The Sperrins may be facing renewed conflict: An international mining company against a small farming community. Dalradian, a Canadian gold exploration company, is exploring the AONB for $3.5bn worth of gold. Read More…

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