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Midlands Viking Conference

  The Midlands Viking Symposium will take place in Dublin this year on Saturday 30th. April! Viking Age Ireland has become one of the most fertile and interesting areas of research in Viking Studies in the past decades. The newly  discovered site at Annagassan (Co. Louth), as well as recent excavations, such as Woodstown (Co. Waterford) […]

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Bronze Age dugout canoe, circa 2200 BC

  A history of Ireland in 100 objects Bronze Age dugout canoe by Fintan O’Toole (taken from the Irish Times Link) It is so long – 15m in all – that it cannot be photographed as a whole inside the National Museum of Ireland. The best image goes back to 1902, when it was taken in […]

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