• Short Summary

    Mining company digs for silver in farm land in Ireland.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Will it be wealth untold".

    Loughrea, County Galway, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    Various shots men drilling in fields - they are mining for silver, lead and zinc. Mud and water from bore holes are poured through filter. The remaining substance is boiled in caldrons. The dry mud is taken to nearby huts (temporary officers of mining company). Samples collected in small bags and sent to Liverpool for analysis.

    Various shots farmer who owns the land, Eamonn O'Reilly, carrying a load of hay on his back. C/U Farmer O'Reilly smiling.

    Note: newspaper articles on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.08
    Media URN:
    53098
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:36:00 / 01:09:42:00
    Canister:
    62/5

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