Glencairn Gold Corporation
TSX : GGG
AMEX : GLE
TSX : GGG.WT

Glencairn Gold Corporation

October 24, 2007 17:44 ET

Glencairn Gold: Bellavista Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2007) - Glencairn Gold Corporation (the "Company") (TSX:GGG)(TSX:GGG.WT)(AMEX:GLE) advises that a localized landslide at its Bellavista Mine, resulting from the previously announced ground movement and continuing heavy rains, caused significant damage to the structure of its ADR recovery plant. There was no injury to personnel. As previously disclosed, the Company took the proactive measure of stopping the application of cyanide on July 25, 2007 and rinsing the leach pad. All contaminants have been removed from the site and, as a result of rinsing of the leach pad, there has been no release of cyanide into the environment.

While the slide caused damage to the ADR plant structure, the Company expects that the major plant equipment can be salvaged and it is not expected that the damage will impact the scope of the US$40 to 50 million impairment charge to the Bellavista assets discussed in previous press releases.

Until the ground becomes stabilized and the rainy season ends, localized slides are not unexpected. The Company does not perceive that there is any risk of further damage to any existing facilities including the grinding mill, which is located in another area of the site, as a result of ground movement. The Company is continuing to monitor the ground movement and is cooperating with all local and government agencies.

About Glencairn Gold Corporation

The Company is a gold producer with mining and exploration activities focused in Nicaragua. The Company operates the Limon Mine in Nicaragua and plans to convert the Libertad Mine in Nicaragua to conventional milling and expand annual gold output. It also holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Mestiza gold property which is located 70 kilometres from the Limon Mine. The Company focuses on efficient and productive mining practices to establish a firm base of quality operations. Glencairn is committed to growth by optimizing current operations and expanding mineral reserves at existing mines.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains "forward-looking statements", within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the completion of the Company's new strategic plan, the future financial or operating performance of the Company, its subsidiaries and its projects, the future price of gold, estimated recoveries under the milling plan, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the realization of mineral reserve estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, capital for the mill project, operating and exploration expenditures, costs and timing of the development of new deposits, costs and timing of future exploration, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, reclamation expenses, title disputes or claims, limitations of insurance coverage and the timing and possible outcome of pending litigation and regulatory matters. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved".

Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; the actual results of current exploration activities; actual results of reclamation activities; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of gold; possible variations of ore grade or recovery rates; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; political instability, insurrection or war; delays in obtaining governmental approvals or required financing or in the completion of development or construction activities, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "General Development of the Business - Risks of the Business" in the Company's annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2006 on file with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada and the Company's Form 40-F on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities.

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