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Drilling Targets Identified South Of Lisheen Mine

Connemara Mining plc, a company presently exploring successfully for zinc in Stonepark, Co Limerick, is considering adding a number of additional drilling rig targets close to the Lisheen zinc mine near Moyne, Co.Tipperary, the Companies chairman, Mr John Teeling told shareholders in Dublin yesterday.

The company owns three blocks near the village of Moyne, near Thurles and four near Nenagh, both in Co.Tipperary and are understood to has identified drill targets approximately five kilometres south of the present Lisheen Zinc Mine site.

Connemara Mining Company plc was established in 2006 by veterans of the Irish zinc industry to exploit zinc opportunities in Ireland. They currently holds the following 38 prospecting licences in respect of properties throughout Ireland:

* Monaster Block – six contiguous licences in Limerick.
* Newcastle West Block – ten contiguous licences in Limerick, close to Monaster.
* Lough Sheelin Block – five contiguous licences located in counties Cavan and Meath.
* Castlemaine – a single licence located in County Kerry.
* Thurles Block – three contiguous licences in County Tipperary.
* Nenagh Block – four contiguous licences in County Tipperary.
* Moate Block – four non contiguous licences in County Westmeath.
* Mine River Block – four contiguous licences in Counties Waterford and Wicklow.
* Kildare Block – a single licence in County Kildare.

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