Medieval Ceramic Lamps from Co. Wexford
County Wexford contains an unusual concentration of domestically produced, medieval ceramic lamps, an artefact type which is largely absent from the rest of the country.
Excavating a Prehistoric Tomb at the Hell Fire Club, Dublin
Last week I visited a fascinating archaeological dig in the Dublin mountains, where Neil Jackman of Abarta Heritage is excavating…
Badger uncovers ancient human remains in Co. Cavan
Interesting news from Cavan where ancient human remains have been unearthed by a badger digging close to a prehistoric tomb….
The Archaeology of 1916
A very interesting new project exploring the 1916 Rising from an archaeological point of view is about to commence in…
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…
Protected: Prehistoric site uncovered at Waterford beach
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Archaeologists discover evidence of prehistoric gold trade route between Britain and Ireland
Archaeologists at the University of Southampton have found evidence of an ancient gold trade route between south-west Britain and Ireland….
Archaeologists find the Memories for Everyone
I asked my seven year old daughter why archaeology is important…..I liked her answer a lot ‘Archaeology is important because…
Traces of the Past Exhibition, Portumna, Co. Galway
A new and very interesting looking exhibition, Traces of the Past, is taking place in Co. Galway during the month…
Foreign Fields: Photos of World Archaeological Sites
Here is a selection of some of the brilliant images that have been entered into our Photography Competition, this time…