Dalradian Resources Inc.

Dalradian Resources Inc.

April 20, 2011 07:02 ET

Dalradian Appoints Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 20, 2011) -Dalradian Resources Inc. ("Dalradian" or the "Company") (TSX:DNA) (TSX:DNA.WT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John McCombe, P. Eng., as Chief Operating Officer, a new role at the Company.

Mr. McCombe is an accomplished mining professional with over 25 years of operating experience in international mining and mineral processing projects. For 10 years Mr. McCombe worked in the high-grade narrow vein Red Lake district and he has over 20 years experience in underground operations. He serves on the board of Revett Minerals and most recently held the position of Senior Vice President – Operating Strategy at IAMGOLD Corporation. Mr. McCombe graduated from Queen's University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

"We are very pleased that John is joining Dalradian; his arrival underscores the growth potential in the Tyrone Project, " said Patrick F. N. Anderson, Chairman and CEO of Dalradian. "With over 25 years in the mining industry John brings the development and international mining experience necessary to drive the Tyrone Project beyond the exploration stage."

Dalradian Resources Inc.: A golden opportunity in Northern Ireland

Dalradian is a Canadian-based exploration company working to increase its gold resources at its approximately 84,000-hectare Tyrone Project, which encompasses its flagship Curraghinalt mesothermal gold deposit, in counties Tyrone and Londonderry in Northern Ireland. Its active exploration program is underway with four drill rigs operating at the site. Curraghinalt hosts an NI 43-101 compliant indicated mineral resource of 0.95 MT grading 13.24 g/t gold for 400,000 contained ounces and inferred mineral resource of 2.46 MT grading 14.64 g/t gold for 1.16 million contained ounces. Dalradian's NI 43-101 report, "A Mineral Resource Estimate for the Curraghinalt Gold Deposit and a Review of a Proposed Exploration Program for the Tyrone Project, County Tyrone and County Londonderry, Northern Ireland" is dated May 10, 2010, and prepared by Micon International Limited. Dalradian's common shares and warrants are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols DNA and DNA.WT respectively. For further information, please see www.dalradian.com.

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This news release includes certain information that may constitute "forward-looking information" under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements about strategic plans, spending commitments, future operations, results of exploration, future work programs, capital expenditures and objectives. Forward-looking information is necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results (including mineralization) and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including the risks identified in the Company's prospectus under the heading "Risk Factors." There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results (including mineralization) and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward- looking information. All forward-looking information contained in this news release is given as of the date hereof and is based upon the opinions and estimates of management and information available to management as at the date hereof. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

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