TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 14, 2012) - Galantas Gold Corporation (the 'Company') (TSX VENTURE:GAL)(AIM:GAL), the AIM and TSXV quoted producer/ developer/ explorer with a 100% interest in Ireland's only operating gold mine, announces the departure of Norman Brewster from the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Brewster has been a supportive and long serving non-executive Director of the Company. He is looking to concentrate on his own mineral resource business activities and the Board is very grateful for Mr. Brewster's past contribution. The Board is pleased that Mr. Brewster has agreed to offer guidance and advice, if called upon, on an ad hoc basis.

Galantas Gold Corporation Issued and Outstanding Shares total 235,650,055.

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Contact Information:

Galantas Gold Corporation
Jack Gunter P.Eng
Chairman
+44 (0) 2882 241100

Galantas Gold Corporation
Roland Phelps C.Eng
President & CEO
+44 (0) 2882 241100
info@galantas.com
www.galantas.com

Maclir Consulting Ltd
Courtenay Heading
Investor Relations Consultant
(UK) +44 (0) 7624 424 455
c.heading@Galantas.com

Religare Capital Markets
Phil Davies
AIM Nominated Adviser
+44 (0) 20 7444 0800

Beaufort International Associates Ltd
Barry Gibb
Corporate Finance
+44 (0) 20 7930 8222

Beaufort International Associates Ltd
Saif Janjua
Corporate Finance
+44 (0) 20 7930 8222

Beaufort International Associates Ltd
Kenneth Pio D'Mello
Corporate Broking
+44 (0) 20 7930 8222