17 Comments on New Discovery Pushes Back Date of Human Existence in Ireland by 2500 years
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New Discovery Pushes Back Date of Human Existence in Ireland by 2500 years

A remarkable archaeological discovery in a Co. Clare cave has pushed back the date of human existence in Ireland by…

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Invitation to the Archaeology 2025 Assembly

Do you want to help re-position archaeology in a meaningful way in Ireland’s future? If so, you should think about…

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Heritage Council Announces Community Grants Programme

The Heritage Council have just announced that this year it will run a €500,000 community grants scheme as well as…

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Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland

To celebrate the launch of ‘Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland‘, a new publication by Four Courts Press, I have…

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Beautiful photos of Irish Heritage Sites/Wiki Loves Monuments

The winners of this year’s Irish Wiki Loves Monuments photo competition have just been announced and as usual the standard is exceptionally…

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Medieval burials discovered at Cabinteely, Co. Dublin

A recent archaeological excavation at Cabinteely in Co. Dublin has uncovered a number of human skeletons of probable early medieval…

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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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Industrial Ireland: An Archaeology (1750-1930)

The excellent Industrial Ireland: An Archaeology has just been reprinted in a soft back version and to celebrate the good…

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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…