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    Gold is found in the Wicklow mountains in Ireland (Eire).

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Gold found in the Wicklow mountains. Republic of Ireland, (Southern Ireland, Eire).

    LS people walking along streets in small village of Ballycoogue near Avoca, County Wicklow. CU signpost. MS villagers William Bracken, Patrick Merrigan and Mrs Murphy reading the news of the gold strike in the Evening Herald newspaper. CU headlines.

    MS Myles Fitzsimons and John Davoran walking away from camera holding panhandling pans behind their backs. LS as they walk across mountain stream. LS panhandling on gold mine river, John Davoran uses divining rod on river. LS Myles Fitzsimons and his father Mick who own land on Ballinagore mountain where gold was discovered.

    CU panhandlers. CU basin showing contents behind washed. CU Mick Fitzsimons as he makes a find and looks at fairly large nugget. LS of the two men panhandling river. CU pan. CU Myles wiping the sweat from his brow as he panhandles in hot sun.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:39:00 / 01:53:42:00
    UN 3260 E

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