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The Aghadoe Crozier

This photo shows the Aghadoe Crozier, a beautiful 12th century artefact found at Aghadoe, County Kerry in 1848. The crozier…

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Facing the past. An anthropomorphic Bronze Age pot from Cork

  An exceptional collection of Bronze Age artefacts was recently found near Mitchelstown in County Cork (Kiely & Sutton 2007)….

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Irish bog bodies, some recent discoveries

Another¬†ancient body¬†has just been recovered from the depths of an Irish bog. This time the remains consist of a partial…

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Mystery artefact sheds new light on Irish Bronze Age weaving

An unusual prehistoric artefact was recovered during the archaeological excavation of one of a pair of Middle Bronze Age structures…

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Bog Butter find from Co. Offaly

Two county Co. Offaly men are in the media spotlight this morning after uncovering a large quantity of bog butter….