Goldmine permit extends to Lough Derg pilgrim site

The mining company which has an open pit goldmine near Omagh is to extend its gold exploration programme into Donegal, with its licences covering the Lough Derg area.

14th April, 2012

The Canadian mining company which has an open pit goldmine near Omagh, Co Tyrone, Galantas Gold, is to extend its gold exploration programme across the border into Donegal, with its licences covering the Lough Derg area.

Four new prospecting licences cover a 160 square kilometre area from Lough Eske, north of Donegal Town, to the border at Pettigoe. They take in Lough Derg, which is the centre of the St Patrick's Purgatory site visited by...

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