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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…

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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….

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The Archaeology of 1916

A very interesting new project exploring the 1916 Rising from an archaeological point of view is about to commence in…

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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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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Moylough Belt Shrine

Dating from the 8th century AD, the Moylough belt shrine is one of the great treasures of early Ireland. Fashioned…