Canadian company joins Irish gold rush

Money to be raised on Toronto Stock Exchange to fund latest round of exploration

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
10th September, 2017
The Dalradian Supergroup: not a Celtic prog rock outfit, but a geological formation extending from the Scottish highlands to the west of Ireland which might hold significant gold deposits

The west of Ireland could well hold the motherlode of a major gold rush.

That’s the view of a Canadian mining company called BTU Metals, which has announced it is about to ramp up its exploration in Galway having found high-grade gold in the region.

The company this year bought a 100 per cent option on a more than 16,000 hectare property in the Dalradian Supergroup rock formation which recently turned up high-grade...

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