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Archaeologists uncover one of Derry City’s earliest buildings

Archaeologists working in Derry have uncovered the partial remains of a building, which pre-dates the walled city and is believed…

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Lost and Found: Excavations at Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin

Archaeologist Alva Mac Gowan describes the recent exciting discoveries at Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin. On Friday the 19th of September I…

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The death of an elephant, Dublin, 1681

I stumbled across a curious 17th century account of an elephant in Dublin city recently. Yes, you read right, an…