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Established in 1968, Irish Drilling Limited (IDL) is a leading Geotechnical Investigation and Mineral Exploration Drilling Company.

Based in Loughrea, County Galway it currently employs over fifty people including Engineers, Geologists, Drillers, Mechanics and Laboratory Technicians.

IDL has carried out major geotechnical investigation and mineral exploration drilling contracts in Ireland, Britain, France and The Isle of Man

Irish Drilling Limited (IDL) always aim to provide a comprehensive and quality service to our clients within budget and on schedule.

  • Cable percussion drilling
  • Rotary Core Drilling
  • Rotary Percussive Drilling
  • Excavation and logging of Trial Pits and Slit Trenches
  • Static Cone Penetration Tests
  • Dynamic Probing
  • Cobra and Macintosh Probing
  • Window Sampling
  • Standpipe Installations
  • Vibrating Wire and Pneumatic Piezometers
  • Inclinometer Installation and monitoring

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  • LaboratoryIDL has its own laboratory facilities where testing is carried out in accordance with BS1377, BS 812, ISRM and other relevant standards.
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