Spatial Personal Business

Online Prospecting Application Licensing System (OPALS)

From: Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications


Database of Prospecting Licences in Ireland for recording and monitoring Prospecting Licences by the Department. Data includes Prospecting Licence information and reporting and exploration data submitted by Prospecting Licence holders. The database is also used to publicly release mineral exploration reports after a period of confidentiality has expired.


National coverage

Additional Info

Field Value
Sector Environment
Dataset Coverage National coverage
Primary Identifier Licence Number, customer ID, document ID
Personal Data Yes
Sensitive Personal Data No
Business Data Yes
Spatial Data Yes
Data Sharing No
API Available No
Open Data Yes
Open Data Portal Link
Update frequency Other
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