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3D Printer Used to Recreate an Ancient Irish Instrument

An Irish archaeologist has used modern technology to solve a 2000 year old mystery. Billy Ó Foghlú, who is currently…

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Anglo-Norman Parks in Medieval Ireland: A Review

Anglo-Norman Parks in Medieval Ireland is a brand new book by Four Courts Press. This interesting and informative publication is…

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Viking coins from Dublin discovered in Wales

A hoard of 14 silver pennies, whose origins lie in Viking Age Dublin, have just been declared treasure in Wales….

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The destruction of a 3000 year old bog roadway in Co. Westmeath

A disturbing report from An Taisce concerning the destruction of a circa 3000 wooden roadway in Co. Westmeath. ‘While Irish…

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The National Museum of Ireland Celebrates its 125th Anniversary

This Saturday, the 29th of August, the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street, Dublin will commemorate its 125th anniversary….

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Let’s go a Viking: Sailing on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough

Alva Mac Gowan recounts her recent voyage on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough, a reconstructed Viking longship ‘It is the…

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Irish Catholic parish records from 1740-1880 now on-line

Brilliant news for anyone interested in researching their Irish family roots. The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms held by…

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Bronze Age sword found in a Co. Meath Bog

A Middle bronze Age ‘rapier’ blade has been discovered at a bog in Rossan, Co. Meath. It was identified on…

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Medieval houses found at Tullyhogue fort, Co. Tyrone

Archaeologists from Queen’s University have uncovered the foundations of a number of medieval houses at Tullyhogue fort, Co. Tyrone, which…

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Spanish Armada Cannons found in Co. Sligo

Very interesting news from Co. Sligo where archaeologists working for the National Monuments Service have uncovered artefacts relating to a…