SOURCE: Tournigan Gold Corporation

March 27, 2007 12:00 ET

Tournigan Appoints Board Member

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 27, 2007 -- Tournigan Gold Corporation (TSX-V: TVC) (FRANKFURT: TGP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rex McLennan to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. McLennan comes to our Board following a very successful 14-year career with Placer Dome Inc. He was appointed Vice-President & Treasurer of Placer Dome in 1994 and Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 1997, a position he held until August 2005. He also served as a director of the World Gold Council, London while CFO at Placer Dome.

Prior to that, Mr. McLennan had a 12-year career with Imperial Oil Limited, a major publicly traded affiliate of Exxon-Mobil Corporation, in which he held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of economics, planning, treasury and capital markets operations.

Mr. McLennan has earned a reputation as a strong leader, team builder and strategically focused financial executive. He has a long, established track record of successful financial management and business development experience in large, publicly traded, multinational resource-based companies.

A graduate of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Mr. McLennan obtained his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Mathematics and Economics. At McGill University, Montreal, he obtained his Master of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting - Dean's Honour List). He is a member of the Financial Executives Institute and a director (and Audit Committee Chair) of Zincore Metals Inc.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Mr. Walchuck welcomes Mr. McLennan to the Tournigan Board.

TOURNIGAN GOLD CORPORATION

"James Walchuck"
James Walchuck, President and CEO
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