- The general promotion of awareness, appreciation and conservation of the mining heritage of Ireland.
- To create and maintain an inventory of surface and underground mining remains.
- To actively participate in, facilitate and promote the surveying and documentation of extant mining heritage.
- To create and maintain a library of information to assist researchers.
- To provide an active programme of lectures, field meetings, publications and a newsletter.
- To undertake general mining history educational activities.
- To initiate and support mining heritage as tourist amenities.
- To promote a "Code of Practice" in relation to sites.
- To provide representation on mining heritage to relevant statutory authorities
Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland
Natural History Museum
Tel: 01 6779031