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A ‘Princely’ Iron Age Burial Discovered in France

French archaeologists excavating an Iron Age burial mound have uncovered the remains of a richly furnished burial dating from the…

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Treasures from the Bog: An Iron Age Leather Arm-Ring from Co. Offaly

This distinctive leather arm-ring was found on an Iron Age bog body from Co. Offaly. It represents a very unusual…

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Magnificent Iron Age cauldron discovered in France

Very interesting news from France where archaeologists working for INRAP have found the remains of a magnificent bronze cauldron. It was…

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Immigrant burials in Late Iron Age Meath

Recent research has revealed the presence of ‘immigrant’ burials at a Late Iron Age/Early Medieval Meath.

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A Barbary Ape Skull from Navan Fort, Co. Armagh

Traditionally associated with the kings of Ulster, the great hilltop enclosure of Eamhain Mhacha (Navan Fort), Co. Armagh is an early…

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The Keshcarrigan bowl

This beautiful bronze bowl was discovered in 1854 in a river flowing into Lough Scur, which lies just north of…

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The Broighter hoard

The remarkable Broighter hoard, arguably the finest treasure trove of the Irish Iron Age, was discovered on a February evening…

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Dublin, The Prehistoric City

  When we think about the archaeology of Dublin the first things that comes to mind are the extensive Viking…