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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…

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St. Conall Cael’s Bell returns to Co. Donegal

Exciting news from Donegal, where the County Museum have just announced that St. Conall Cael’s Bell is returning to the…

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Early Medieval Tunnel/Souterrain discovered in Co. Kerry

Interesting news from Co. Kerry, where an early medieval tunnel system/souterrain has been uncovered during construction works along the N71…

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The Shrine of St. Lachtin’s Arm

Saint Lachtin’s Arm is an important religious relic that was associated with Donoughmore church in Co. Cork. Dating from circa…

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Fragments of an Irish-type reliquary discovered in Norway

Two fragments of a house-shaped reliquary of Irish-type have been found in Norway. Most likely dating from the 7th to…

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What’s that in the ashes? The Tullahennell Brooch

What’s that in the ashes? The Tullahennell brooch dates from the early 7th century AD and was discovered in 2010…

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The Lismore Drinking-Horn Mount

This unusual and fantastical beast was discovered in Lismore, Co. Waterford during the 19th century. Fashioned out of bronze, it…

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An Ancient Stone Fort on the Dingle Peninsula: Cathair na BhFionnúrach

Located in the shadow of Mount Brandon and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Cathair na BhFionnúrach is situated on the very…

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Early Medieval Ireland in Photos

Early Medieval Ireland in Photos. A small selection of some of the brilliant images that have been entered into our Photography…

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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…