Great Western Mining Corporation plc
LSE : GWMO

May 04, 2011 04:47 ET

CORRECTION OF DIRECTOR'S SHAREHOLDING

4 May 2011
                                   GREAT WESTERN MINING CORPORATION PLC
                                                     
                                   CORRECTION OF DIRECTOR'S SHAREHOLDING
                                                     
Great  Western Mining Corporation plc ("GWM or the "Company"), the Dublin based mineral exploration company
which  is  prospecting for Gold, Silver, Copper, Uranium and other minerals over a 32sq km area in  Nevada,
announces a correction to an error in its Chairman, Mr Emmett O'Connell's shareholding.
On  2  February 2011, Mr O'Connell was stated as being interested in 7,055,181 ordinary shares of EURO 0.01
each  (representing 18.82% of the voting rights in the issued ordinary share capital of the Company),  with
each  ordinary share holding one voting right ("Ordinary Shares"), which included Ordinary Shares  held  by
his wife, Mary O'Connell, and Ordinary Shares held by the Emmett O'Connell pension fund.
After  an examination of share certificates and the Company's shareholder register, Mr O'Connell determined
on  28  April  2011 that he is in fact interested in 6,952,818 Ordinary Shares. Mr O'Connell  notified  the
Company  regarding the error in his holding on 28 April 2011. Mr O'Connell's revised holding  of  6,952,818
Ordinary Shares represents 18.55% of the voting rights in the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.
Mr  O'Connell's aforementioned holding of 6,952,818 Ordinary Shares includes 1,650,000 Ordinary Shares held
by  the  Emmett  O'Connell pension fund and 100,000 Ordinary Shares held by Mr O'Connell's wife,  Mrs  Mary
O'Connell.   Mr O'Connell is the father of Robert O'Connell, the Company's Operations Director,  who  holds
5,451,365  Ordinary  Shares,  which  have  not been included in Mr O'Connell's  aforementioned  holding  of
6,952,818 Ordinary Shares.
Enquiries:
Great Western Mining Corporation plc:
Emmett O'Connell, Chairman                                        Tel:   +353 51 565884
Melvyn Quiller, Chief Executive                                   Tel:   07712 899588
SVS Securities plc - PLUS Corporate Advisor
Alexander Brearley                                                Tel:   020 7638 5600
SVS Securities plc - Broker
Ian Callaway/Alexander Mattey                                     Tel:   020 7638 5600
Libertas Capital - Broker
Neil Pidgeon                                                      Tel:   020 7569 9678
Financial PR
Nicholas Nelson/Guy McDougall                                     Tel:   020 7245 1100
THE DIRECTORS OF THE ISSUER ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

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