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Early Medieval Tunnel System found in Co. Kildare

A remarkably well-preserved early medieval tunnel-system has been uncovered near the town of Naas in Co. Kildare. Probably over a…

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Neolithic Burials identified inside Co. Kerry Tomb

The cremated remains of at least two people have been discovered following an archaeological excavation at a Neolithic tomb in…

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Beneath the Tree: A Violent Death in Early Medieval Sligo

Interesting news from Collooney in Co. Sligo where archaeologists working for Sligo-Leitrim Archaeological Services (on behalf of the National Monuments…

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St. Declan’s Monastery, Ardmore, Co. Waterford

One of the earliest monastic sites in Ireland, Ardmore, Co. Waterford was probably founded sometime in the 5th century AD…

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Woodstown a key site for understanding Vikings in 9th century Ireland

Fierce and wild is the wind to-night, It tosses the tresses of the sea to white; On such a night…

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Early Medieval Tunnel/Souterrain discovered in Co. Kerry

Interesting news from Co. Kerry, where an early medieval tunnel system/souterrain has been uncovered during construction works along the N71…

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Immigrant burials in Late Iron Age Meath

Recent research has revealed the presence of ‘immigrant’ burials at a Late Iron Age/Early Medieval Meath.

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Buried Horse Skulls: Folklore and Superstition in Early Modern Ireland

During the 1980s, when my grandaunt’s house was being renovated, something unusual was found beneath the floor. As the flagstones…

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Revealing a 17th century town: Exciting discoveries at Dunluce, Co. Antrim

A team of archaeologists, which includes Dr. Colin Breen of the University of Ulster and Andrew Gault of the NIEA, are making exciting discoveries at…

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Bronze Age Houses Uncovered in Co. Wexford

Exciting evidence for Bronze Age activity has been uncovered at Drumgood, near Enniscorthy in Co. Wexford. This newly discovered site…