The Ground Limestone Producers Association of Ireland is a representative body of 16 member companies operating in 29 quarry locations in the Republic of Ireland, and all of which manufacture and sell ground limestone to farmers throughout the country.


Sales data

Overall lime sales in 2020 increased by 16% over sales in 2019. Total sales amounted to 887,320 tonnes in 2020 compared to 762,864 tonnes in 2019.

The county with the highest sales in 2020 was Cork with total sales of 212,240 tonnes, an increase of 18% from 2019.

The county with the lowest total sales in 2020 was Leitrim with a total of 2,366 tonnes. However, this still represented an increase of 8% in sales compared to 2019.

With sales of 452,444 tonnes, Munster accounted for just over 50% of the overall national sales for 2020. All other provinces saw an increase in sales compared to 2019.

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