Old Galway Road, Loughrea, Co. Galway

We can meet your needs with comprehensive quality

About Us

Leading the industry

Irish Drilling Ltd. (IDL) is a leading Irish Mineral Exploration and Ground Investigation Contractor and has carried out major geotechnical investigation and mineral exploration drilling contracts in Ireland, the UK, France and the Isle of Man. Our contract work is strictly carried out with the aim to provide a comprehensive and quality service to our clients within budget and on schedule.

Repution for Excellence

Highest Standard of Work

Trusted Professionals

Dedicated, Experienced Team

Fieldwork Operations

25 Operational Rigs (Cable Percussive and Rotary); 20 Rotary Core Rigs (tracked & tractor mounted); CS14, DeltaBase 520, GT1100 Drill Rigs; 5 Dando 2000 Cable Percussive Boring Rigs; 3 Geotool DPH Rigs; 1 Tracked Excavator; Probing (Peat, Macintosh, Cobra); In-Situ Sampling and Testing; 4 Senior Management; 6 Engineers / Geologists; 4 Laboratory Technicians; 18 Senior Drillers / Drillers; 4 Mechanics / Fitters

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


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We Are Specialists In

What We Do

Rotary Core Drilling

Cable Percussion Drilling

Rotary Percussive Drilling

Excavation & Logging of Trial Pits & Slit Trenches

Static Cone Penetration Tests

Safety Management


Satisfied Clients