• Short Summary

    Geologists mine for metal ore in the village of Loughrea. Galway, Southern Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New wealth for Eire.

    Ore mine at Galway which could produce lead, copper and zinc. Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    M/S of the village of Loughrea, county Galway, M/S of the village showing some of the villagers with cattle at Cattle Fair. M/S pan of village street, villagers and cattle. C/U heads of three steers. Camera pans with a man arriving in a small donkey cart. M/S location of the mining area. C/U of notice board "Irish Base Metal Ltd". Interior shots of the washing house. M/S man shovelling ore into machine for washing. Various shots as geologist looks through sifting plate for traces of metal. Various shots of mining site with tractors and mechanical digger at work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1778.16
    Media URN:
    54902
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:25:00 / 01:33:27:00
    Canister:
    63/89

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