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Irish Salt Mines


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Discover how over half a million tonnes of de-icing rock salt is produced, stored and transported every year

Date and Time

26 March 2014 - 10:00-12:00


Carrickfergus, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Northern Ireland local network.

About this event

Irish Salt Mining and Exploration has been mining de-icing rock salt at its Kilroot Mine near Carrickfergus since 1965. The mine is not only worked but continuously developed using the latest mining techniques, machinery and management systems.

Visit these fascinating salt mines and discover how over half a million tonnes of de-icing rock salt is produced, stored and transported every year.



Additional information

  • Please note the tour may last up to 2 hours. 
  • Limited to 14 people. 
  • Pre-registration is required.


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